Media Releases and Advisories

South Okanagan-Similkameen Transit System alignment better supports passengers

Jun 19, 2017

South Okanagan-Similkameen – The South Okanagan-Similkameen Transit System will make travel easier for customers by introducing a new fare structure, rider’s guide and website.

  • Transit Systems: Penticton and Okanagan-Similkameen, Princeton, South Okanagan, South Okanagan-Similkameen, Summerland
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Service & Fare Changes
  • Tags: South Okanagan-Similkameen

New Highway 16 routes between Prince George and Smithers start Monday

Jun 16, 2017

BURNS LAKE – New transit services will start running on June 19 connecting the northern communities of Burns Lake, Prince George and Smithers. The routes are part of the Highway 16 transit plan and the Province of B.C.’s Highway 16 Transportation Action Plan.

  • Transit Systems: Bulkley-Nechako , Prince George, Smithers
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Bulkley-Nechako, Prince George

Summer Transit Service Improvements Respond to Public Feedback

Jun 16, 2017

Kamloops – Heading into the summer, transit users in Kamloops will see service improvements on key routes.

  • Transit Systems: Kamloops
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Customer Engagement, Service & Fare Changes
  • Tags: Kamloops, Summer


Jun 16, 2017

WHISTLER – BC Transit welcomes public feedback at three transit open houses in Whistler on Wednesday, June 21.

  • Transit Systems: Whistler
  • Categories: Customer Engagement, Local Events & Promotions
  • Tags: Open House, Whistler

Transit service rerouted to support Car Free YYJ 2017

Jun 14, 2017

VICTORIA – Once again this year, BC Transit is proud to be a partner in the third annual Car Free YYJ 2017 on Sunday, June 18. With a nine-block stretch of Douglas Street being blocked off to traffic for much of the day, there will be changes in regular transit service in the downtown core.

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

New buses starting to roll in Vernon and Coldstream

Jun 2, 2017

Vernon – New Grande West Vicinity buses are arriving in Vernon and Coldstream as replacements for the current fleet of buses in the community. A total of ten buses will arrive in Vernon by the end of summer.

  • Transit Systems: Vernon

Online Trip Planner Comes to Vernon

Jun 2, 2017

Vernon – Transit customers in Vernon can look forward to greater convenience in their traveling! The Transit Trip Planner is now live on their transit system website

  • Transit Systems: Vernon

Bulkley-Nechako Service Starts June 19

Jun 2, 2017

Check this site for information on new routes, schedules, fares and the Rider’s Guide for inter-community transit service starting on Monday, June 19, 2017.

  • Transit Systems: Bulkley-Nechako

Preview site for July 1 regional transit services

Jun 2, 2017

Starting July 1, 2017, this will be the official transit system website for the South Okanagan-Similkameen region, combining several current regional systems into one.  Check this site for a preview of routes, schedules, fares and the Rider’s Guide.

  • Transit Systems: South Okanagan-Similkameen
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: South Okanagan-Similkameen

Going the extra mile: BC Transit recognizes new Million Miler Award and SAFE Award recipients

May 29, 2017

Victoria – Eight employees that exemplify BC Transit’s top core value of safety were honoured on Saturday, May 27.  The six new Million Miler Award recipients and two new SAFE Award recipients were recognized by the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia and BC Transit’s President and Chief Executive Officer Manuel Achadinha.

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