Battery Electric Bus Request for Proposals Released

Nov 18, 2020
BC Transit is pleased to be proceeding with the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for our first 10 battery electric heavy-duty buses. Heavy duty buses are the regular 40’ transit buses you see in communities across the province.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Corporate

BC Transit announces Transit Superstars across the province

Nov 3, 2020
GLOBAL – For their professionalism, teamwork and dedication to public transit in their communities, BC Transit is recognizing six individuals as our latest Transit Superstars.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Corporate

Reminder: Daylight Savings Time Concludes November 1

Oct 30, 2020
REGIONAL – On November 1, 2020, be sure to ‘fall back’ on your clocks by one-hour for the conclusion of Daylight Savings Time.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Service and Fare Changes

Reminder: masks mandatory on BC Transit buses beginning Monday

Aug 21, 2020

GLOBAL – BC Transit, in alignment with TransLink and other transportation agencies, will be proceeding with mandatory use of face coverings on buses in BC Transit communities across the province beginning Monday, August 24.

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Safety

BC Transit to mandate use of face coverings

Aug 6, 2020
GLOBAL - BC Transit, in alignment with TransLink and other transportation agencies, will be proceeding with mandatory use of face coverings on buses in BC Transit communities across the Province as of August 24.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Safety, Corporate

Health Connections coming to Boundary Transit System

Jul 20, 2020
GRAND FORKS – Interior Health, the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary and BC Transit are announcing a new Health Connections route between Rock Creek and Grand Forks as part of a planned service change beginning August 1. The route 70 Health Connections service will operate every Tuesday from approximately 8:30am to 2:30pm, and will have additional stops in Midway and Greenwood.
  • Transit Systems: Boundary
  • Categories: Customer Service, Service and Fare Changes

“Together we ride” - BC Transit launches a province-wide campaign to encourage considerate transit etiquette

Jul 20, 2020
CORPORATE – A province-wide advertising campaign launched today, encouraging considerate etiquette on board BC Transit buses, including the wearing of face coverings (for those who have no medical issues that prevent them from doing so). The tag line “Together we ride” reminds riders that safety is a collaborative effort and endeavors to foster an environment where riders are courteous and respectful.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Safety, Corporate

BC Transit putting measures in place to align with BC’s Restart Plan

May 21, 2020
Corporate - Following the guidance of the Provincial Health Officer and WorkSafeBC, and drawing on the best practices of the transit industry worldwide, BC Transit is continuing with many of the safety measures put in place to respond to COVID-19, and is implementing additional practices and procedures to align with BC’s Restart Plan. 
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Corporate, Safety