Media Releases and Advisories

Tender issued for new southbound Victoria bus and bike priority lanes

Mar 29, 2017

Victoria – The tender process has begun for the southbound Douglas Street bus and bike priority lanes, which will reach from Tolmie Avenue to Hillside Avenue. Once complete, the bus lanes will run northbound and southbound from Fisgard Avenue to Tolmie Avenue.

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

Victoria Regional Transit System expansion proceeding for September 2017

Mar 28, 2017

Victoria – The Province of BC and the Victoria Regional Transit Commission (VRTC) have announced that needed service expansion will move ahead in 2017/18 thanks to an interim funding solution provided by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and BC Transit.  The addition of $1.63 million of provincial funding will add 20,000 hours and eight new buses to the system, and allow for needed expanded service to growing areas of the region, such as the Westshore, as well as additional trips on many routes to maintain on-time performance.

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

Implementation Planning Begins for Transit to Hope

Mar 27, 2017

Hope – Implementation work has begun for a dedicated transit route to the Hope region. The new route, which will include a connection to the Agassiz-Harrison service, will depart four times a day, six days a week.

  • Transit Systems: Agassiz-Harrison, Chilliwack

Bus security camera installation begins in Nelson

Mar 27, 2017

Nelson – Phased installation of closed-circuit TV (CCTV) cameras on six BC Transit buses in Nelson will begin in April. All medium- and heavy-duty buses acquired after 2005 will have the cameras installed, and new buses, 27 feet and longer, will be delivered with the cameras already factory-installed.

  • Transit Systems: West Kootenay
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Bus security camera installation begins in Quesnel

Mar 27, 2017

Quesnel – Phased installation of closed-circuit TV (CCTV) cameras on two BC Transit buses in Quesnel will begin in April. All medium- and heavy-duty buses acquired after 2005 will have the cameras installed, and new buses, 27 feet and longer, will be delivered with the cameras already factory-installed.

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

Bus security camera installation begins in Dawson Creek

Mar 27, 2017

Dawson Creek – Phased installation of closed-circuit TV (CCTV) cameras on four BC Transit buses in Dawson Creek will begin in May. All medium- and heavy-duty buses acquired after 2005 will have the cameras installed, and new buses, 27 feet and longer, will be delivered with the cameras already factory-installed.

  • Transit Systems: Dawson Creek
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Bus security camera installation begins in Penticton

Mar 27, 2017

Penticton – Phased installation is now underway of closed-circuit TV (CCTV) cameras on eight BC Transit buses in Penticton. All medium- and heavy-duty buses acquired after 2005 will have the cameras installed, and new buses, 27 feet and longer, will be delivered with the cameras already factory-installed.

  • Transit Systems: Penticton and Okanagan-Similkameen
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety