Have your say on interregional transit service

Sep 18, 2020
BC Transit, the Cowichan Valley Regional District, and the Regional District of Nanaimo want to hear from you about interregional transit service between the two regions.
  • Transit Systems: Cowichan Valley, Nanaimo
  • Categories: Engagement

New Community Buses for the Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System

Sep 9, 2020

REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NANAIMO – In the coming days, passengers can expect to see four new light-duty buses operating in the Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System, providing safe, reliable and comfortable community service for people across the region. 

  • Transit Systems: Nanaimo

Service changes head to the RDN Transit System

Aug 25, 2020
NANAIMO – BC Transit and the Regional District of Nanaimo are announcing a seasonal service change in the Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System effective September 6, 2020.
  • Transit Systems: Nanaimo
  • Categories: Service and Fare Changes

Reminder: masks mandatory on BC Transit buses beginning Monday

Aug 21, 2020

GLOBAL – BC Transit, in alignment with TransLink and other transportation agencies, will be proceeding with mandatory use of face coverings on buses in BC Transit communities across the province beginning Monday, August 24.

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Safety

Regional District of Nanaimo to hand out free face coverings throughout the region

Aug 20, 2020

NANAIMO – To coincide with the implementation of the mandatory face covering policy, the Regional District of Nanaimo, in partnership with BC Transit, will be handing out masks on August 24, 2020 throughout the Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System. Times and locations are available below.

  • Transit Systems: Nanaimo
  • Categories: Safety

BC Transit to mandate use of face coverings

Aug 6, 2020
GLOBAL - BC Transit, in alignment with TransLink and other transportation agencies, will be proceeding with mandatory use of face coverings on buses in BC Transit communities across the Province as of August 24.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Safety, Corporate

“Together we ride” - BC Transit launches a province-wide campaign to encourage considerate transit etiquette

Jul 20, 2020
CORPORATE – A province-wide advertising campaign launched today, encouraging considerate etiquette on board BC Transit buses, including the wearing of face coverings (for those who have no medical issues that prevent them from doing so). The tag line “Together we ride” reminds riders that safety is a collaborative effort and endeavors to foster an environment where riders are courteous and respectful.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Safety, Corporate

Full driver doors coming to Regional District of Nanaimo buses

Jun 4, 2020

Nanaimo – The installation of full driver doors on the existing fleet will soon get underway, and passengers in Nanaimo will continue to see more buses equipped with these doors designed to protect the health and safety of BC Transit operators and passengers.

  • Transit Systems: Nanaimo
  • Categories: Safety, Innovation

New handyDART buses arriving in Victoria and Nanaimo

May 28, 2020
VICTORIA – Starting today, passengers can expect to see 13 new light-duty buses operating in Victoria, providing safe, reliable and comfortable handyDART service for people across the region. An additional 15 buses will be added in the Regional District of Nanaimo in mid-June.
  • Transit Systems: Nanaimo, Victoria
  • Categories: Corporate, Sustainability, Safety