News List

BC Transit introduces two new routes and service expansion in Victoria

Aug 20, 2018

Victoria – This fall, transit users in Greater Victoria will benefit from the addition of 10,000 new service hours and four new buses to the Victoria Regional Transit System, making it possible to introduce two new routes—one to improve transit options for post-secondary students, and the other to provide better, more frequent connections to the Victoria International Airport.

  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Service & Fare Changes
  • Tags: Victoria, Victoria Regional Transit System

B.C. Day is this Monday, August 6

Aug 2, 2018

Bus service levels will vary in each BC Transit community for B.C. Day on Monday, August 6.

If you are not sure what the service levels are in your transit system, please call your local customer service (see Contact tab at top right of this page) or check the Holiday Service page (see Schedules and Maps tab at top of this page).

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

Roll to Rock the Shores on board BC Transit

Jul 11, 2018

Victoria – Rock the Shores music festival is back this year, and BC Transit is pleased to partner with the festival organizers to help ensure safe, reliable transportation to and from festival grounds.

  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Rock the Shores, Victoria, Victoria Regional Transit System

Ride the battery electric bus in Victoria as of July 23

Jul 10, 2018

Victoria – As part of a six-month trial, BC Transit will start using a battery electric bus in regular service on July 23. During the first week of revenue service, the bus is expected to operate on routes 2 James Bay/South Oak Bay/Willows, 4 UVic/Downtown, 11 Tillicum Mall/UVic, and 27 Gordon Head/Downtown.

  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Victoria, Victoria Regional Transit System

Canada Day - Holiday Schedules

Jun 27, 2018

Canada Day is Sunday, July 1. Bus service levels will vary in each BC Transit community for July 1 as well as the Canada Day statutory holiday on Monday, July 2.

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

Canada Day Victoria -- Local, Multicultural Entertainment for the Whole Family

Jun 25, 2018

VICTORIA, B.C. — Canada Day Victoria, presented by Coast Capital Savings, will showcase an impressive
line-up of local and multicultural performances and family-friendly celebrations. The City of Victoria expects
close to 50,000 attendees downtown on Sunday, July 1 at the festivities at Victoria’s Inner Harbour.

  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Holiday Announcements, Local Events & Promotions
  • Tags: Victoria, Victoria Regional Transit System

BC Transit announces seasonal service changes in Victoria

Jun 21, 2018

Victoria – Starting Monday, July 2, regular seasonal service changes will take effect in the Victoria Regional Transit System, providing expanded service to popular summer destinations for residents and visitors.

  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Service & Fare Changes
  • Tags: Victoria, Victoria Regional Transit System

Take the bus downtown and enjoy Car Free YYJ

Jun 11, 2018

Victoria – On Sunday, June 17, BC Transit encourages people in Victoria to take the bus downtown and enjoy Car Free YYJ, an annual community celebration of sustainability and living a car-free lifestyle.

  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Holiday Announcements, Local Events & Promotions
  • Tags: Victoria, Victoria Regional Transit System

BC Transit marks 30 years providing safe rides to new grads

May 23, 2018

GLOBAL – Once again this year, high school graduates in more than 50 communities across the province will be able to ride the bus for free for two days of their choice during the month of June.

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

Victoria Day - Holiday Schedules

May 16, 2018

GLOBAL - Bus service levels will vary in each BC Transit community for the Victoria Day holiday on Monday, May 21.

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Holiday Announcements