September 13, 2012
Bus drivers, tradespeople and maintenance workers voted 98% in favor of a strike to support their demands for a fair collective agreement. The union has been working under a wage freeze for two years. However, the union has 90 days after a strike vote to serve notice.
August 1, 2012
Operation had outgrown its former facility, which included four service bays and was designed for 30-foot buses. The new transit center is equipped with seven service bays and is able to accommodate today's conventional fleet of 40-foot buses.
May 9, 2012
Transit TV will provide site visitors with information on new initiatives, employee profiles, mainstream media stories featuring the agency and other transit news.
September 7, 2011
During this initial phase, customers are encouraged to test the new online trip planner and provide feedback to BC Transit so this service can continually be improved and enhanced.
August 22, 2011
While some university and college transit operators have been able to continue offering fare-free transit service to students, other systems, faced with operation cost increases, have had to raise transit pass prices.
July 25, 2011
Beginning in September, a universal bus pass will be mandatory for all full-time Royal Roads University students. A recent Students’ Society referendum vote on buying into the pass received support from 83 percent of students.
May 26, 2011
The 20-vehicle fleet, which is part of a five-year $89 million pilot program, recently passed the one-million-kilometer mark and is showing significant improvements in reliability.
January 25, 2011
Google Transit on Google Maps is a public transportation planning tool that combines the latest BC Transit schedule and route information with the power of Google Maps.
January 3, 2011
Through innovative planning and customer service initiatives, BC Transit delivered a five-fold increase in service, expanded its fleet to 300 buses, operated 24 hours a day and served over 1.5 million customers in the Sea to Sky region during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
October 4, 2010
Will display a 60-foot “articulated rubber tire vehicle,” brought in from Las Vegas for public events Agency has selected an “at grade” rapid transit system.
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