Media Releases and Advisories

Addition of service hours will improve summer transit in Kamloops

Jun 18, 2018

Kamloops – Starting Sunday, June 24, transit users in Kamloops will find it easier to get around in the summer thanks to the addition of close to 1,500 new service hours dedicated exclusively to this seasonal service.

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

Expanded bus service and new fares coming to the Cowichan Valley

Jun 18, 2018

Cowichan Valley – Starting Monday, July 2, bus riders in the Cowichan Valley Regional Transit System will benefit from improved service thanks to the addition of 1,500 new service hours to the transit system.

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

New summer bus route coming to Kelowna

Jun 14, 2018

Kelowna – Starting this summer, transit riders in the Kelowna Regional Transit System will be able to hop on a brand-new seasonal bus route.

  • Transit Systems: Kelowna
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Kelowna, West Kelowna

Take the bus downtown and enjoy Car Free YYJ

Jun 11, 2018

Victoria – On Sunday, June 17, BC Transit encourages people in Victoria to take the bus downtown and enjoy Car Free YYJ, an annual community celebration of sustainability and living a car-free lifestyle.

  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Holiday Announcements, Local Events & Promotions
  • Tags: Victoria, Victoria Regional Transit System

Hop on the bus for free to celebrate Sam Steele Days

Jun 7, 2018

Cranbrook – On Saturday, June 16, the City of Cranbrook and BC Transit will offer free service, making it easier for everyone to get to the many Sam Steele Days festivities around town.

  • Transit Systems: Cranbrook
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Local Events & Promotions
  • Tags: Cranbrook

Improved summer service coming to Whistler

Jun 5, 2018

Whistler – This year, Whistler residents and visitors will benefit from extended summer transit service, which will now be effective as of June 15, and extend until September 16—starting two weeks earlier and ending two weeks later than in previous years.

  • Transit Systems: Whistler
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Service & Fare Changes
  • Tags: Whistler

Free fare for Clean Air Day

Jun 1, 2018

Prince George – Wednesday, June 6, is Clean Air Day, and the City of Prince George and BC Transit are offering free fare all day long to help everyone to make an environmentally-friendly transportation choice.

  • Transit Systems: Prince George
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Your transit – Your say

May 31, 2018

Whistler – The Resort Municipality of Whistler and BC Transit are seeking public input on the potential creation of a new transit route to better connect neighbourhoods north and south of Whistler Village.

  • Transit Systems: Whistler
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Customer Engagement
  • Tags: Whistler

New transit route coming to Squamish as summer pilot

May 31, 2018

Squamish – Starting Saturday, June 16, BC Transit and the District of Squamish will pilot a brand-new, seasonal transit route that will allow Squamish residents and visitors to take the bus to the South Squamish Parks.

  • Transit Systems: Squamish
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Service & Fare Changes
  • Tags: Squamish

NextRide real-time bus location technology is unveiled in the Regional District of Nanaimo

May 23, 2018

NANAIMO –  Transit users in the Regional District of Nanaimo are now able to plan their trips more efficiently and see where their bus is along its route, all from their smart phone or desktop. This morning, an event was held to celebrate the launch of NextRide, BC Transit’s real-time bus location technology.

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