Media Releases and Advisories

Take the bus to Canada's 150th birthday party

Jun 26, 2017

Cowichan Valley – To keep the community connected to Canada Day festivities, all local routes and handyDART services in the Cowichan Valley Regional Transit System will run on a regular Saturday schedule on July 1.

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

Ride the bus for $1 on Canada's 150th birthday

Jun 26, 2017

PRINCE GEORGE – On July 1, transit users in Prince George will be able to ride the bus for only $1, and enjoy the Canada Day festivities at Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park and Canada Games Plaza.

  • Transit Systems: Prince George
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Holiday Announcements
  • Tags: Canada Day, Prince George

Take the bus to Ruckle Part this summer

Jun 26, 2017

SALT SPRING ISLAND – Starting Wednesday, June 28, the Salt Spring Island Transit System will resume service to Ruckle Park for the summer, with route 9 Ruckle Park connecting Fulford Harbour with Beaver Point and Ruckle Park.

  • Transit Systems: Salt Spring Island
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Service & Fare Changes
  • Tags: Salt Spring Island, Summer

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