Media Releases and Advisories

School's Out and Transit Rides are Free

Jun 23, 2017

DUNCAN – When that last school bell heralds the official start of summer, BC Transit and the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) have a special reward for students: eight days of free bus rides.

  • Transit Systems: Cowichan Valley
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Ride the Bus for Free on Canada's 150th Birthday

Jun 23, 2017

CHILLIWACK – To celebrate Canada Day, the City of Chilliwack and BC Transit are offering free service on all Chilliwack Transit routes on July 1, making it easier to get to and from the festivities at Townsend Park and Evergreen Hall.

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

Get Extra Mileage from Your Canada Day DayPASS

Jun 23, 2017

Sunshine Coast – The Sunshine Coast Regional District and BC Transit are celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday by giving transit riders in the Sunshine Coast Regional Transit System the gift of an extra day of bus riding with any DayPASS used on July 1.

  • Transit Systems: Sunshine Coast
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Ride the Bus for Free on Canada Day

Jun 23, 2017

Port Alberni – To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday this July 1, the City of Port Alberni and BC Transit will be offering free bus service on route 4 Crosstown, which will operate the usual Sunday and holiday schedule.

  • Transit Systems: Port Alberni
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday with a Free Ride

Jun 23, 2017

COMOX VALLEY – On July 1, the Comox Valley will celebrate Canada’s milestone birthday in style, and BC Transit is making it easier than ever for you to get to the festivities.

  • Transit Systems: Comox Valley
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Free Transit Service in Whistler on Summer Weekends

Jun 23, 2017

WHISTLER – Starting on Canada Day, transit users in Whistler will be able to ride the bus for free on weekends and holiday Mondays throughout the summer.

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

Take the Bus to Canada's Birthday Party in Victoria

Jun 23, 2017

VICTORIA – On July 1, Victoria will celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with a series of family-friendly events and BC Transit will join in, offering special bus services to help connect people to the festivities.

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

South Okanagan-Similkameen Transit System alignment better supports passengers

Jun 19, 2017

South Okanagan-Similkameen – The South Okanagan-Similkameen Transit System will make travel easier for customers by introducing a new fare structure, rider’s guide and website.

  • Transit Systems: Penticton and Okanagan-Similkameen, Princeton, South Okanagan, South Okanagan-Similkameen, Summerland
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Service & Fare Changes
  • Tags: South Okanagan-Similkameen

New Highway 16 routes between Prince George and Smithers start Monday

Jun 16, 2017

BURNS LAKE – New transit services will start running on June 19 connecting the northern communities of Burns Lake, Prince George and Smithers. The routes are part of the Highway 16 transit plan and the Province of B.C.’s Highway 16 Transportation Action Plan.

  • Transit Systems: Bulkley-Nechako , Prince George, Smithers
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Bulkley-Nechako, Prince George

Summer Transit Service Improvements Respond to Public Feedback

Jun 16, 2017

Kamloops – Heading into the summer, transit users in Kamloops will see service improvements on key routes.

  • Transit Systems: Kamloops
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Customer Engagement, Service & Fare Changes
  • Tags: Kamloops, Summer