Have your say on interregional transit service

Sep 18, 2020
BC Transit, the Cowichan Valley Regional District, and the Regional District of Nanaimo want to hear from you about interregional transit service between the two regions.
  • Transit Systems: Cowichan Valley, Nanaimo
  • Categories: Engagement

Reminder: masks mandatory on BC Transit buses beginning Monday

Aug 21, 2020

GLOBAL – BC Transit, in alignment with TransLink and other transportation agencies, will be proceeding with mandatory use of face coverings on buses in BC Transit communities across the province beginning Monday, August 24.

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Safety

BC Transit to hand out face coverings in the Cowichan Valley

Aug 18, 2020
COWICHAN VALLEY – Leading up to the implementation of the mandatory face covering policy, BC Transit and the Cowichan Valley Regional District will be handing out masks on August 20, 2020 in the Cowichan Valley Regional Transit System. Times and locations are available below.
  • Transit Systems: Cowichan Valley
  • Categories: Safety

New handyDART buses for Cowichan Valley Regional Transit System

Aug 7, 2020
COWICHAN VALLEY – Starting today, passengers can expect to see five new light-duty buses operating in the Cowichan Valley Regional Transit System, providing safe, reliable and comfortable handyDART service for people across the region.
  • Transit Systems: Cowichan Valley
  • Categories: Corporate

BC Transit to mandate use of face coverings

Aug 6, 2020
GLOBAL - BC Transit, in alignment with TransLink and other transportation agencies, will be proceeding with mandatory use of face coverings on buses in BC Transit communities across the Province as of August 24.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Safety, Corporate

“Together we ride” - BC Transit launches a province-wide campaign to encourage considerate transit etiquette

Jul 20, 2020
CORPORATE – A province-wide advertising campaign launched today, encouraging considerate etiquette on board BC Transit buses, including the wearing of face coverings (for those who have no medical issues that prevent them from doing so). The tag line “Together we ride” reminds riders that safety is a collaborative effort and endeavors to foster an environment where riders are courteous and respectful.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Safety, Corporate

Full driver doors coming to Cowichan Valley buses

Jun 3, 2020
COWICHAN VALLEY – Passengers in the Cowichan Valley will soon see buses equipped with full driver doors designed to protect the health and safety of BC Transit operators. 
  • Transit Systems: Cowichan Valley
  • Categories: Safety

BC Transit putting measures in place to align with BC’s Restart Plan

May 21, 2020
Corporate - Following the guidance of the Provincial Health Officer and WorkSafeBC, and drawing on the best practices of the transit industry worldwide, BC Transit is continuing with many of the safety measures put in place to respond to COVID-19, and is implementing additional practices and procedures to align with BC’s Restart Plan. 
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Corporate, Safety