Extreme heat warning across province for BC Transit customers

Jul 30, 2021

BC Transit reminds customers Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for many communities in British Columbia, with extreme heat temperatures expected through the long weekend.

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Customer Service, Safety

A Bus-tastic send off for Victoria diver at Tokyo Olympics

Jul 26, 2021
Competing on the world’s biggest stage as one of the best is a dream for many athletes, and Celina Toth will be fulfilling it when she steps to the edge of the 10 metre platform in Tokyo in early August. One of the people who will be proudly and nervously following her every move is boyfriend Stephen Bains, who happens to be a BC Transit driver.
  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: Collaboration

New Environmentally-Friendly Buses Hit The Road In Victoria

Jul 22, 2021

VICTORIA – New heavy-duty Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses are now operating in the Victoria Regional Transit System. Starting today, ten heavy-duty CNG buses will be gradually put into service over a two-week period. These ten buses are in addition to 35 heavy-duty CNG buses and 25 medium-duty CNG buses added to fleet in 2020. 

  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: Engagement

BC Transit and operating companies respond to wildfires and extreme heat

Jul 9, 2021
In recent weeks, extreme heat across most of the province has had significant and sometimes tragic consequences, including a growing number of destructive wildfires. BC Transit and our operating partners have supported many of the people and communities we serve with safe emergency transportation when needed.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Safety

Final Phase of Victoria handyDART Engagement

Jul 8, 2021
VICTORIA – The final phase of community engagement on the new Victoria handyDART Centre in View Royal starts today with opportunities to provide feedback until July 23. BC Transit is inviting the community to see the outcomes of the public engagement phases that have helped shape the project to this point and provide their feedback.
  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: Engagement

RapidBus Implementation Strategy Released

Jun 30, 2021
VICTORIA – BC Transit has released the Victoria Regional RapidBus Implementation Strategy that provides the strategic and technical foundation needed to accelerate the implementation of RapidBus services throughout the Victoria region.
  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: Corporate

Help us Shape the Future of Transit in Victoria

Jun 30, 2021
VICTORIA – BC Transit is seeking the public’s feedback on developing the Peninsula Local Area Transit Plan (LATP) to help shape future service improvements in the Victoria Regional Transit System.
  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: Engagement

BC Transit continuing to recommend face coverings

Jun 29, 2021
Following the guidance of the Provincial Health Officer and WorkSafeBC, and in alignment with TransLink, BC Transit will be recommending the use of face coverings in BC Transit communities across the province beginning Thursday, July 1.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Customer Service, Safety

Victoria driver turns passion into philanthropy with local choir

Jun 25, 2021
When Cathy Baker isn’t shuttling customers around the Victoria Regional Transit System, she is dedicating much of her time and energy to the Gettin’ Higher Choir, where she and husband Dick Jackson are co-Directors.
  • Transit Systems: Victoria