Media Releases and Advisories

Your transit – Your say

Sep 24, 2018

Victoria – BC Transit’s Transit Future Bus will be out and about in Greater Victoria between September 26 and October 17, welcoming public feedback for the development of Local Area Transit Plans specific to Esquimalt/View Royal, Sooke, and Broadmead/Cordova Bay.

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

Coming soon: Seasonal service changes on Salt Spring Island

Sep 20, 2018

Salt Spring Island – Bus riders on Salt Spring Island should expect fall transit service levels to take effect starting Monday, October 1.

  • Transit Systems: Salt Spring Island
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Service & Fare Changes
  • Tags: Salt Spring Island

Seniors ride for free on their day

Sep 20, 2018

West Kootenay – To celebrate National Seniors’ Day, BC Transit and its regional partners* are pleased to offer free fares for seniors on Monday, October 1.

  • Transit Systems: West Kootenay
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Local Events & Promotions
  • Tags: Castlegar, Nelson, Trail, West Kootenay

Free fare for seniors on their day

Sep 20, 2018

Prince George – The City of Prince George and BC Transit are pleased to mark National Seniors’ Day by offering free service to seniors on Monday, October 1.

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

Take transit to work for a chance to win a Campbell River bus pass

Sep 13, 2018

Campbell River – The City of Campbell River and BC Transit will be celebrating Bus2Work Week on the last week of September. This is our way to thank customers for choosing transit for their weekday commute.

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

Back-to-school (and work!) commuter refresher

Sep 6, 2018

Corporate - The first couple of weeks after Labour Day are traditional the busiest for any transit system. We encourage everyone to make a sustainable transportation choice, such as biking, walking or taking the bus, of course!

If you choose to take the bus, we have a few tips to help make your commute smoother--especially during these exceptionally busy weeks:

  • Transit Systems: Global

Cowichan Valley Regional Transit System celebrates two milestone anniversaries

Sep 6, 2018

Cowichan Valley – This year, the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) and BC Transit are celebrating 25 years of transit service in the Cowichan Valley, and a decade of interregional service to Greater Victoria on board the Cowichan Valley Commuter.

  • Transit Systems: Cowichan Valley
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety, Local Events & Promotions
  • Tags: Cowichan, Cowichan Lake, Cowichan Valley, Cowichan Valley Regional District, Duncan

New buses arrive in BC Transit communities

Sep 4, 2018

Corporate – New buses have started to arrive in communities across the Province. Two different models will be delivered – the ARBOC Spirit of Mobility buses will replace buses in the current fleet, while the 30 and 35-foot Vicinity buses will expand the fleet size in select communities.

  • Transit Systems: Campbell River, Central Fraser Valley, Chilliwack, Clearwater, Comox Valley, Fort St. John, Hazeltons, Mount Waddington, Prince George, Smithers, South Okanagan-Similkameen, Squamish, Sunshine Coast, Victoria
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Campbell River, Central Fraser Valley, Chilliwack, Clearwater, Comox Valley, Fort St. John, Mount Waddington, Prince George, South Okanagan-Similkameen, Squamish, Summerland, Sunshine Coast, Victoria

Get a free ride to Quesnel’s Seniors’ Day and Resource Fair

Aug 31, 2018

Quesnel – The City of Quesnel and BC Transit are pleased to offer free transit service for seniors on Saturday, September 8, making it easier for them to get to the Quesnel Seniors’ Day and Resource Fair at the Quesnel and District Senior Centre.

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