Media Releases and Advisories

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

Mar 22, 2017

Kamloops – The delivery of 19 New Flyer buses this winter means that the City of Kamloops will boast a fully Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered conventional fleet. CNG-fuelled buses reduce operating costs for BC Transit and for Kamloops as the fuel is less expensive and has a smaller carbon footprint compared to traditional transit vehicles.

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

Compressed natural gas fueling station in Whistler moves to next phase

Mar 15, 2017

Whistler – BC Transit has signed an agreement with Clean Energy to build and maintain the compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Whistler. The $3.2 million new fueling station is expected to be operational by the end of 2017.

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

Transit Driver Appreciation Day 2017

Mar 15, 2017

Corporate – BC Transit operators are the dedicated professionals that keep our passengers moving safely throughout the province. In cities and towns, they put safety, courtesy and customer service first to deliver high quality transit services that connect people and communities across British Columbia.

 

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

Kamloops service expansion planning moving forward

Mar 8, 2017

Kamloops – BC Transit is moving forward with planning for the addition of 3,000 service hours in Kamloops, following public consultation in the fall of 2016. The expansion hours are funded in partnership by the City of Kamloops, the Province of BC and BC Transit.

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

Bus Security Camera Installation Begins in Whistler

Mar 6, 2017

Whistler - Phased installation is now underway of closed-circuit TV (CCTV) cameras on 18 BC Transit buses in Whistler. 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: Whistler
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Site selected for new Prince George transit operations and maintenance facility

Mar 3, 2017

Prince George - A preferred site has been selected for the new BC Transit operations and maintenance facility in Prince George, at the corner of Foothills Boulevard and 18 Avenue. The proposed new building will support the fueling of clean-burning compressed natural gas (CNG) buses.

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

Expanded bus service pilot project coming to Quesnel

Mar 3, 2017

QUESNEL – A pilot of expanded evening and Saturday bus service will be coming to two routes in Quesnel starting on March 13, 2017. The trial service will last until April 29, 2017, and will be used to gauge the popularity of additional trips in the city.

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

New Fares Coming to Clearwater

Mar 1, 2017

Clearwater – As of April 1, 2017, fares in the District of Clearwater will be simplified. For all riders, cash fares will be $2.00 and a sheet of 10 tickets will cost $18.00. This change eliminates the multiple fare zones which are currently in place. The new fares seek to promote ridership and maximize fare revenue to support future development in the system.

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