Thanksgiving is this Monday, October 8

Oct 4, 2018
Bus service levels will vary in each BC Transit community for Thanksgiving on Monday, October 8.
If you are not sure what the service levels are in your transit system, please call your local customer service (see Contact tab at top right of this page) or check the Holiday Service page (see Schedules and Maps tab at top of this page).
  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

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: Victoria Regional Transit System, Victoria, Sooke

BC Transit's back-to-school (or work) refresher

Sep 6, 2018

The first two weeks after Labour Day are usually the busiest for any transit system.

We encourage everyone to choose a sustainable transportation option, like biking, walking... or taking the bus, of course! 

But how do you get a smoother commute during these exceptionally busy weeks? Check out these handy BC Transit tips:

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Back to School

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
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Back to School

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

BC Transit taking another step in battery electric bus testing

Aug 27, 2018
BC Transit is taking another step in its process of evaluating battery electric bus technology by testing a zero-emission New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE(tm) heavy duty transit bus over the next two weeks.
  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Tags: Victoria

BC Transit introduces two new routes and service expansion in Victoria

Aug 20, 2018
Victoria – This fall, transit users in Greater Victoria will benefit from the addition of 10,000 new service hours and four new buses to the Victoria Regional Transit System, making it possible to introduce two new routes—one to improve transit options for post-secondary students, and the other to provide better, more frequent connections to the Victoria International Airport.
  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: Service and Fare Changes, BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Victoria, Victoria Regional Transit System

B.C. Day is this Monday, August 6

Aug 2, 2018

Bus service levels will vary in each BC Transit community for B.C. Day on Monday, August 6.

If you are not sure what the service levels are in your transit system, please call your local customer service (see Contact tab at top right of this page) or check the Holiday Service page (see Schedules and Maps tab at top of this page).

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety

Roll to Rock the Shores on board BC Transit

Jul 11, 2018

Victoria – Rock the Shores music festival is back this year, and BC Transit is pleased to partner with the festival organizers to help ensure safe, reliable transportation to and from festival grounds.

  • Transit Systems: Victoria
  • Categories: BC Transit Announcements and Safety
  • Tags: Victoria, Victoria Regional Transit System, Rock the Shores

Ride the battery electric bus in Victoria as of July 23

Jul 10, 2018

Victoria – As part of a six-month trial, BC Transit will start using a battery electric bus in regular service on July 23. During the first week of revenue service, the bus is expected to operate on routes 2 James Bay/South Oak Bay/Willows, 4 UVic/Downtown, 11 Tillicum Mall/UVic, and 27 Gordon Head/Downtown.

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