Central island operating service providers update

Jan 17, 2020
Transit System: Campbell River, Port Alberni, Comox Valley

BC Transit has awarded the contract to operate conventional and custom transit services in the Port Alberni Transit System, the Campbell River Transit System, and the Comox Valley Transit System to PWTransit Canada Ltd., a member of the Pacific Western Group of Companies. The contract comes into effect April 1, 2020.

Pacific Western has acquired Watson & Ash, the company currently operating the Campbell River Transit System and the Comox Valley Transit System. It is our understanding staff will be retained in the acquisition.

BC Transit undertakes a request for proposal process for our transit systems on a regular basis to ensure best value for taxpayer dollars.

Schedules, routing and fares will not change as a result of the change in operating company.
BC Transit is working with PWTransit to ensure a seamless transition of services.

For more information on transit services, please visit BCTransit.com.