News List

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

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

Kelowna Regional Transit System celebrates 40 years

Jan 20, 2017

BC Transit and the Province of BC are joining our local government partners to celebrate 40 years of transit service in the Kelowna region. The celebration includes open houses and an interactive online timeline of transit services.

  • Transit Systems: Kelowna
  • 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

Transit Over the Holidays

Dec 2, 2016

Kelowna – BC Transit and its regional partners* are getting into the holiday spirit with the return of the Santa Sleigh Bus and the Parade of Lights.

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

Highway 16 Action Plan enables enhanced Smithers and Moricetown transit service

Nov 30, 2016

The northern community of Smithers, through a partnership with Moricetown, is the first to sign on for inter-community BC Transit service, which is made possible through the B.C. government’s $5-million Highway 16 Transportation Action Plan and local government partners.

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

Service to be Restored on Nov 24 - Transit Free Through Month End Update Nov 23 - 5 p.m.

Nov 23, 2016

Kelowna -BC Transit and its local government partners are pleased to announce that service on Kelowna Regional Transit will resume November 24, 2016 following an agreement between BC Transit's service contractor First Canada and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1722.

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

Kelowna Regional Transit System expected to resume service Update Nov 22 – 7:30 PM

Nov 22, 2016

Kelowna – BC Transit and its local government partners are pleased to announce that full transit service is expected to resume shortly after a tentative agreement was reached this evening between BC Transit’s service contractor First Canada and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1722.

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

Kelowna Regional Transit System Service Disruption - Update Nov 21 – 9 am

Nov 21, 2016

Kelowna – BC Transit would like to notify its valued customers in the Kelowna Regional Transit System that the on-going work stoppage by the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) – Local 1722 is expected to continue until further notice.

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