Media Releases and Advisories

Fully Compressed Natural Gas Powered Fleet in Nanaimo Creates Jobs and a Greener Future for British Columbians

Jan 19, 2017

Nanaimo – The delivery of 24 New Flyer buses this winter means that the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) will boast a fully Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered fleet. CNG-fuelled buses reduce operating costs for BC Transit and for Nanaimo as the fuel is less expensive and has a smaller carbon footprint compared to traditional transit vehicles.

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

Technology for Smarter and Safer Buses Coming to Whistler and Squamish

Dec 21, 2016

Sea to Sky – Buses in Whistler and Squamish and across the province are getting smarter and safer with continued implementation of best-in-class technologies. The Resort Municipality of Whistler and District of Squamish have signed memorandum of understandings to introduce a new Real Time information system.

  • Transit Systems: Squamish, Whistler
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Bus security camera installation begins in Abbotsford and Mission

Dec 19, 2016

Abbotsford and Mission – Phased installation is now underway of closed-circuit TV (CCTV) cameras on 6 BC Transit buses in Abbotsford and Mission. 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: Central Fraser Valley
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Winter Service Levels Restored

Dec 19, 2016

Victoria – As the festive season draws to a close, full Winter service levels will be restored in Victoria. The new schedule will take effect January 2, 2017.

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

Technology for Smarter and Safer Buses Coming to Victoria

Dec 16, 2016

Victoria – Buses in Victoria and across the province are getting smarter and safer with continued implementation of best-in-class technologies. The Victoria Regional Transit Commission signed a memorandum of understanding today to introduce a new Real Time information system.

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

Extended Transit Hours on New Year’s Eve

Dec 16, 2016

Kamloops – BC Transit and the City of Kamloops are getting into the holiday season with extended service on New Year’s Eve.

  • Transit Systems: Kamloops
  • Categories: Holiday Announcements

Winter Service Changes for Sunshine Coast

Dec 15, 2016

Sunshine Coast – Winter service changes will take effect on the Sunshine Coast starting December 22, 2016.

  • Transit Systems: Sunshine Coast
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Technology for Smarter and Safer Buses Coming to Kelowna

Dec 12, 2016

Kelowna – Buses in Kelowna and across the province are getting smarter and safer with continued implementation of best-in-class technologies. The City of Kelowna signed a memorandum of understanding today to introduce a new Real Time information system.

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

Technology for Smarter and Safer Buses Coming to Kamloops

Dec 12, 2016

Kamloops – Kamloops’ buses are moving ahead toward becoming best-in-class when it comes to modern technology for a safer, smarter ride.

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