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Back-to-school (and work!) commuter refresher

Sep 6, 2018

Corporate - The first couple of weeks after Labour Day are traditional the busiest for any transit system. We encourage everyone to make a sustainable transportation choice, such as biking, walking or taking the bus, of course!

If you choose to take the bus, we have a few tips to help make your commute smoother--especially during these exceptionally busy weeks:

  • Transit Systems: Global

New buses arrive in BC Transit communities

Sep 4, 2018

Corporate – New buses have started to arrive in communities across the Province. Two different models will be delivered – the ARBOC Spirit of Mobility buses will replace buses in the current fleet, while the 30 and 35-foot Vicinity buses will expand the fleet size in select communities.

  • Transit Systems: Campbell River, Central Fraser Valley, Chilliwack, Clearwater, Comox Valley, Fort St. John, Hazeltons, Mount Waddington, Prince George, Smithers, South Okanagan-Similkameen, Squamish, Sunshine Coast, Victoria
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Campbell River, Central Fraser Valley, Chilliwack, Clearwater, Comox Valley, Fort St. John, Mount Waddington, Prince George, South Okanagan-Similkameen, Squamish, Summerland, Sunshine Coast, Victoria

B.C. Day is this Monday, August 6

Aug 2, 2018

Bus service levels will vary in each BC Transit community for B.C. Day on Monday, August 6.

If you are not sure what the service levels are in your transit system, please call your local customer service (see Contact tab at top right of this page) or check the Holiday Service page (see Schedules and Maps tab at top of this page).

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Canada Day - Holiday Schedules

Jun 27, 2018

Canada Day is Sunday, July 1. Bus service levels will vary in each BC Transit community for July 1 as well as the Canada Day statutory holiday on Monday, July 2.

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

BC Transit marks 30 years providing safe rides to new grads

May 23, 2018

GLOBAL – Once again this year, high school graduates in more than 50 communities across the province will be able to ride the bus for free for two days of their choice during the month of June.

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Victoria Day - Holiday Schedules

May 16, 2018

GLOBAL - Bus service levels will vary in each BC Transit community for the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 21.

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Holiday Announcements

Celebrate Earth Day with BC Transit

Apr 16, 2018

Corporate - On Sunday, April 22, people around the world will celebrate Earth Day, and BC Transit encourages everyone to join in the celebration by leaving their cars at home and taking the bus to their destinations.

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Easter Holidays

Mar 28, 2018

Easter Holidays – Check Your Local Schedule March 28, 2018 Transit System: Corporate Global - Bus service levels will vary in each BC Transit community for the Easter long weekend holidays: Good Friday (March 30) and Easter Monday (April 2).

  • Transit Systems: Global

Time Change - March 11

Mar 8, 2018

Please be advised that BC Transit communities in British Columbia (excluding Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, and the Creston Valley) will move clocks forward one hour on Sunday, March 11 at 2 am for Canada’s daylight savings time.

  • Transit Systems: 100 Mile House, Agassiz-Harrison, Ashcroft-Clinton, Bella Coola Valley, Boundary, Bulkley-Nechako , Campbell River, Central Fraser Valley, Chilliwack, Clearwater, Columbia Valley, Comox Valley, Cowichan Valley, Cranbrook, Elk Valley, Hazeltons, Highway 16, Hope, Kamloops, Kelowna, Kimberley, Kitimat, Merritt, Mount Waddington, Nanaimo, Pemberton Valley, Port Alberni, Port Edward, Powell River, Prince George, Prince Rupert, Quesnel, Revelstoke, Salt Spring Island, Sea to Sky, Shuswap, Skeena, Smithers, South Okanagan-Similkameen, Squamish, Sunshine Coast, Terrace, Vernon, Victoria, West Kootenay, Whistler, Williams Lake
  • Categories: Service & Fare Changes

BC Transit congratulates all transit operators on their day

Mar 1, 2018

Corporate – On March 18, BC Transit will join all other transit systems across North America in celebrating International Transit Driver Appreciation Day, an annual event created to recognize the professionals who safely and reliably get people where they need to go every day.

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety