Media Releases and Advisories

Learn about Umo, BC Transit’s coming Digital Payment System

Feb 22, 2024

BC Transit’s new electronic fare payment system, Umo (pronounced “you-mo”), is coming to the South Okanagan-Similkameen, Kelowna Regional, and Vernon Regional transit systems. In a few weeks, Umo will be launched regionally introducing contactless payment methods and new fare products that improve the transit experience by allowing riders to pick the best option for their lifestyle and travel habits.

  • Transit Systems: Kelowna, South Okanagan-Similkameen, Vernon
  • Categories: Innovation, Service and Fare Changes, Engagement
  • Tags: Kelowna, Vernon, Fare Change, South Okanagan-Similkameen

Umo Digital Fare Payments available in Kamloops

Feb 21, 2024

BC Transit’s Umo (pronounced “you-mo”) electronic fare system is now live in the Kamloops Transit System. Umo introduces contactless payment methods and new fare products that improve the transit experience by allowing riders to pick the best options for their lifestyle and travel habits.

  • Transit Systems: Kamloops
  • Categories: Service and Fare Changes, Innovation
  • Tags: Fare Change, Kamloops

Late night service extended in Revelstoke

Feb 15, 2024

BC Transit and the City of Revelstoke are announcing changes to transit service in the area.

  • Transit Systems: Revelstoke
  • Categories: Service and Fare Changes

Investments in transit infrastructure in Comox Valley will support regional growth

Feb 15, 2024

Communities in the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) will receive five upgraded and new transit exchanges and other system upgrades to improve transit access and safety, thanks to a combined investment of more than $8.8 million from the federal and provincial governments along with the Comox Valley Regional District.

  • Transit Systems: Comox Valley
  • Categories: Corporate

Federal and provincial investments in the City of Trail’s public transit hub

Feb 15, 2024

The existing transit exchange in Trail, within the West Kootenay Transit System, will undergo refurbishment and expansion thanks to a combined investment of more than $3.07 million from the governments of Canada, British Columbia, and the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary.

  • Transit Systems: West Kootenay
  • Categories: Corporate

Umo Digital Fare Payments available in Agassiz-Harrison and Hope

Jan 31, 2024

BC Transit’s Umo (pronounced “you-mo”) electronic fare system is now live in the Agassiz-Harrison and Hope transit systems. Umo introduces contactless payment methods and new fare products that improve the transit experience by allowing riders to pick the best options for their lifestyle and travel habits.

  • Transit Systems: Hope, Agassiz-Harrison
  • Categories: Innovation
  • Tags: Fare Change, Harrison, Agassiz, Hope

Umo Digital Fare Payments available in the Central Fraser Valley

Jan 31, 2024

BC Transit’s Umo (pronounced “you-mo”) electronic fare system is now live in the Central Fraser Valley Transit System. Umo introduces contactless payment methods and new fare products that improve the transit experience by allowing riders to pick the best options for their lifestyle and travel habits.

  • Transit Systems: Central Fraser Valley
  • Categories: Service and Fare Changes, Innovation
  • Tags: Central Fraser Valley, Fare Change

Umo Digital Fare Payments available in Chilliwack

Jan 31, 2024

BC Transit’s Umo (pronounced “you-mo”) electronic fare system is now live in the Chilliwack Transit System. Umo introduces contactless payment methods and new fare products that improve the transit experience by allowing riders to pick the best options for their lifestyle and travel habits.

  • Transit Systems: Chilliwack
  • Categories: Innovation
  • Tags: Chilliwack, Fare Change