The governments of Canada and British Columbia invest in electrification of public transit in British Columbia

Jul 27, 2023

Today, Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country, the Honourable Rob Fleming, B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Erinn Pinkerton, President and Chief Executive Officer of BC Transit, announced a joint investment of more than $395.5 million to support public transit in British Columbia.

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Corporate, Innovation, Collaboration , Sustainability

Province announces changes to BC Transit Board of Directors

Jun 19, 2023

Today, the Province of BC announced the appointment of Central Saanich Mayor Ryan Windsor to the BC Transit Board of Directors. He will replace Sooke Mayor Maja Tait, who has chosen to step down from her role on the Board.

  • Transit Systems: Global
  • Categories: Corporate

Canada and British Columbia invest in new transit exchange for Nelson

May 30, 2023

Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, Brittny Anderson, Member of Legislative Assembly for Nelson-Creston, Her Worship Janice Morrison, Mayor of the City of Nelson, and Erinn Pinkerton, President and Chief Executive Officer of BC Transit, announced a joint investment of more than $2.4 million to support the construction a new transit exchange in Nelson.

  • Transit Systems: West Kootenay
  • Categories: Customer Service, Safety, Innovation, Collaboration
  • Tags: West Kootenay, Nelson

Free and safe transit for Grade 12 students with GradPASS

May 24, 2023

BC Transit and its local government partners are once again offering the popular GradPASS program for graduating high school students.

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

BC Transit upgrading riders with free Transit Royale subscriptions to enhance trip planning experience

May 3, 2023

It’s important for BC Transit customers to have trip-planning options that best suit their needs, and customers who use the Transit app will soon see an enhanced version that offers additional features to further improve the transit experience, at no extra cost to them.

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

Free Transit for Earth Day in some regions

Apr 17, 2023
BC Transit and its local government partners are happy to announce free transit in recognition of Earth Day on April 22, 2023.
  • Transit Systems: Victoria, West Kootenay, South Okanagan-Similkameen, Whistler
  • Categories: Service and Fare Changes

Red Mountain ski bus wraps up another season

Mar 17, 2023

BC Transit, the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary and the Regional District of Central Kootenay are advising customers that the West Kootenay Transit system ski bus, route 48 to Red Mountain, will end service on Sunday, March 26, 2023.

  • Transit Systems: West Kootenay
  • Categories: Service and Fare Changes