Get a free ride to the polls on election day

Oct 11, 2018
Cowichan Valley – The Cowichan Valley Regional District and BC Transit are making it easier for voters to get to the polls on election day by offering free service on all regularly-scheduled local routes and handyDART on Saturday, October 20.
  • Transit Systems: Cowichan Valley

Thanksgiving is this Monday, October 8

Oct 4, 2018
Bus service levels will vary in each BC Transit community for Thanksgiving on Monday, October 8.
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

BC Transit's back-to-school (or work) refresher

Sep 6, 2018

The first two weeks after Labour Day are usually the busiest for any transit system.

We encourage everyone to choose a sustainable transportation option, like biking, walking... or taking the bus, of course! 

But how do you get a smoother commute during these exceptionally busy weeks? Check out these handy BC Transit tips:

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Back to School

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
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Back to School

Cowichan Valley Regional Transit System celebrates two milestone anniversaries

Sep 6, 2018
Cowichan Valley – This year, the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) and BC Transit are celebrating 25 years of transit service in the Cowichan Valley, and a decade of interregional service to Greater Victoria on board the Cowichan Valley Commuter.
  • Transit Systems: Cowichan Valley
  • Categories: Local Events and Promotions, BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Cowichan Valley Regional District, Cowichan, Cowichan Lake, Duncan, Cowichan Valley

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

Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates transit improvements for the Cowichan Valley

Jul 17, 2018

Cowichan Valley – Construction will soon be underway for the new Cowichan Valley Transit Maintenance and Operations Facility at 5271 Boal Road in Duncan. When complete, the 4.5 acre site will include parking for up to 50 buses with the ability to expand in the future. The site will also include three vehicle maintenance bays, administrative space and onsite bus washing and fueling facilities.

  • Transit Systems: Cowichan Valley
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Duncan, Cowichan Valley, Cowichan Valley Regional District, Cowichan Lake, Ladysmith, Cowichan

Ride the bus for free to the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games

Jul 11, 2018

Cowichan Valley – The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) and BC Transit are pleased to offer free service on all local routes during the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games, which will take place in the Cowichan Valley from Thursday, July 19, to Sunday, July 22.

  • Transit Systems: Cowichan Valley
  • Categories: Local Events and Promotions, BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Cowichan Valley, Duncan, Ladysmith, Cowichan Lake, Cowichan, Cowichan Valley Regional District

Online Trip Planner comes to the Cowichan Valley

Jul 4, 2018

Cowichan Valley – Transit customers in the Cowichan Valley Regional Transit System can look forward to greater convenience in their traveling. The Transit Trip Planner is now live on their transit system website: bctransit.com/cowichan-valley.

  • Transit Systems: Cowichan Valley
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Duncan, Chemainus, Cowichan Lake, Ladysmith, Cowichan, Cowichan Valley Regional District, Cowichan Valley

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