Media Releases and Advisories

New route coming to Salt Spring Island in October

Sep 20, 2021
BC Transit and the Capital Regional District are announcing the introduction of year-round service to Beddis and Cusheon Lake roads effective October 1, 2021.
  • Transit Systems: Salt Spring Island
  • Categories: Customer Service
  • Tags: Service & Fare Changes

Catch a free ride to the Salt Spring Island Fall Fair

Sep 17, 2021
BC Transit and the Capital Regional District will provide free shuttle service for the Salt Spring Island Fall Fair, September 18 and 19.
  • Transit Systems: Salt Spring Island
  • Categories: Customer Service

Free transit on election day in communities across B.C.

Sep 16, 2021
BC Transit and many local government partners across the province are offering free transit on Monday, September 20, federal election day. Offering free transit helps make it easier for residents to get to the polls and cast their ballots.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Customer Service

Transit now free across B.C. for children 12 and under

Sep 1, 2021
Public transit is now free for all children 12 and under in B.C., saving families money, increasing access to affordable transportation options and encouraging more people to use public transit.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Customer Service

Vancouver Island transit workers volunteer time fighting interior wildfires

Aug 30, 2021
Fire Departments throughout the province have once again answered the call to battle wildires in the interior and northern parts of the B.C., and for a couple Vancouver Island crews that included volunteer members with day jobs supporting public transportation.
  • Transit Systems: Port Alberni, Nanaimo, Ucluelet, Tofino, Mount Waddington, Victoria, Comox Valley, Cowichan Valley

Have your say about Route 6 Cultus Lake

Aug 26, 2021
BC Transit, the City of Chilliwack and the Fraser Valley Regional District are seeking feedback on Route 6 Cultus Lake to help create options to improve the service.
  • Transit Systems: Chilliwack
  • Categories: Engagement
  • Tags: Chilliwack

Face coverings mandatory on all BC Transit buses

Aug 24, 2021
GLOBAL – Following the guidance of the Provincial Health Officer and WorkSafeBC, and in alignment with TransLink, BC Transit is requiring the use of face coverings in BC Transit communities across the province, effective Wednesday, August 25.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Safety

Fall service changes coming to the Sunshine Coast

Aug 24, 2021
SUNSHINE COAST – BC Transit and the Sunshine Coast Regional District are informing customers of a seasonal service change effective September 7, 2021 in the Sunshine Coast Regional Transit System.
  • Transit Systems: Sunshine Coast
  • Categories: Service and Fare Changes

Fort St. John resumes regular fall service in September

Aug 24, 2021
FORT ST. JOHN – BC Transit and the City of Fort St. John are announcing a seasonal service change in the Fort St. John Transit System effective September 7, 2021
  • Transit Systems: Fort St. John
  • Categories: Service and Fare Changes