Media Releases and Advisories

Public engagement comes to Kimberley

Feb 16, 2017

Kimberley – Public engagement will begin in Kimberley on February 20, 2017 to discuss a proposed new commuter service to Cranbrook.

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

Request for Proposals issued for Kelowna Transit Exchange Project

Feb 15, 2017

Kelowna – Requests for Proposals (RFPs) have been issued for the construction of a new transit exchange at the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Okanagan campus in Kelowna, BC. The RFPs reflect the entirety of the project, from design to construction.

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

Free fare for fair: Bus to a better future with BC Transit

Feb 14, 2017

QUESNEL – Together with the City of Quesnel, BC Transit will be offering free bus rides on the fixed route system to those attending the 2017 Job and Career Opportunities Fair. The career fair is hosted by the College of New Caledonia.

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

Enhanced transit services moving closer to reality for Sea to Sky corridor

Feb 9, 2017

Sea to Sky – BC Transit and its partners are moving forward with engagement to review possible concepts for proposed transit services along the Sea to Sky corridor. The additional work follows positive support for proposed Sea to Sky inter-community transit options during an engagement campaign in the fall of 2016.

  • Transit Systems: Pemberton Valley, Sea to Sky, Squamish, Whistler
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Expanded service recommendations announced for Prince George

Feb 6, 2017

Prince George - BC Transit is planning the introduction of 2,500 new service hours in Prince George following public consultations in the Fall of 2016. The proposed expansion in September 2017 will be funded through a partnership between the City of Prince George, the Province of BC, and BC Transit.

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

Service About to Start for Highway 16

Jan 27, 2017

The first expanded transit services will start running on Jan. 30, 2017, as part of the B.C. government’s Highway 16 Transportation Action Plan, connecting people to services, jobs, recreation, family and friends.

  • Transit Systems: Smithers

Best in class technology will deliver a better transit experience in BC communities

Jan 24, 2017

Corporate – BC Transit is beginning a request for proposal (RFP) process to introduce Real Time, automatic vehicle location (AVL) enabled technology on buses in seven transit communities, including Kamloops, Nanaimo, Comox Valley, Squamish, Whistler, Kelowna and Victoria.  BC Transit aims to introduce the customer-facing features of the Real Time technology in 2018.

  • Transit Systems: Comox Valley, Kamloops, Kelowna, Nanaimo, Squamish, Victoria, Whistler

Seeking Public Input on Fare Structure Review

Jan 23, 2017

Nanaimo – The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) and BC Transit are asking for the public’s input during a fare structure review.

  • Transit Systems: Nanaimo
  • Categories: Customer Engagement

Hope Report Shows Positive Support for Transit Service

Jan 23, 2017

Positive support for the proposed transit service was the key highlight of a recent engagement campaign undertaken by BC Transit and its partners in November 2016.

  • Transit Systems: Agassiz-Harrison, Chilliwack
  • Categories: Customer Engagement