Umo Digital Fare Payments available in Squamish

Jan 10, 2024

BC Transit’s Umo (pronounced “you-mo”) electronic fare system is now live in the Squamish 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: Squamish
  • Categories: Innovation
  • Tags: Fare Change, Squamish

Holiday transit service across the province

Dec 20, 2023

BC Transit and its partners are advising transit users of some changes being made to service over the holidays in regions across the province.

  • Transit Systems: West Kootenay, Pemberton Valley, Prince Rupert, Mount Waddington, Salt Spring Island, Boundary, Columbia Valley, Nanaimo, Smithers, Creston Valley, Shuswap, Central Fraser Valley, Cowichan Valley, Merritt, Kitimat, Hope, Whistler, Bulkley-Nechako, Chilliwack, Vernon, Sunshine Coast, Kimberley, Ucluelet, Powell River, Victoria, Quesnel, Clearwater, South Okanagan-Similkameen, Sea To Sky, Terrace, Dawson Creek, Williams Lake, Kelowna, Agassiz-Harrison, Port Edward, Port Alberni, Kamloops, Ashcroft-Cache Creek-Clinton, Cranbrook, Fort St. John, 100 Mile House, Prince George, Squamish, Highway 16, Tofino, Skeena, Hazeltons, Revelstoke, Elk Valley, Bella Coola Valley
  • Categories: Service and Fare Changes

New Year’s Eve service on BC Transit across the province

Dec 18, 2023

BC Transit and its government partners will be offering special service for New Year’s Eve in regions across the province, on December 31, 2023.

  • Transit Systems: Prince Rupert, South Okanagan-Similkameen, Kimberley, Port Alberni, Kitimat, Squamish, Prince George, Nanaimo, Sunshine Coast, Central Fraser Valley, Whistler, Revelstoke, Kamloops, West Kootenay
  • Categories: Service and Fare Changes

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

Dec 7, 2023

BC Transit’s new electronic fare payment system, Umo (pronounced “you-mo”), is coming to the Powell River Regional, Sunshine Coast, and Squamish transit systems. Prior to Umo’s arrival in the coming weeks, BC Transit invites riders to learn more about Umo by visiting bctransit.com/umo or attending an in-person engagement event in their community.

  • Transit Systems: Squamish, Powell River, Sunshine Coast
  • Categories: Customer Service, Innovation

Winter weather service impact reminder from BC Transit

Dec 4, 2023

BC Transit is reminding customers throughout the province that they may experience some delays, detours or even cancellations during the winter months when road conditions become challenging.

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Customer Service, Safety

Transit investments by the governments of Canada and British Columbia improve safety and help more people connect

Oct 30, 2023
Communities across British Columbia will receive new buses and see important upgrades to public transit infrastructure, thanks to an investment of more than $248.5 million from the Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia, and BC Transit. Announced by MP Wilson Miao, Minister Rob Fleming, and Erinn Pinkerton of BC Transit, these projects will increase public transit ridership and improve the commuter experience.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Corporate

Hocus Focus on Halloween safety with BC Transit

Oct 26, 2023
Little witches and zombies will roam our streets on Tuesday, October 31 and BC Transit wants everyone to be a safety pro this Halloween.
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Safety, Service and Fare Changes