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July 2, 2013

BC Transit installs 122 Thermo King HVAC systems

The ShuttleAIRE SLR 65 rooftop HVAC units with ClimaAIRE controllers has a low-profile design and can be easily maintained; 90% of service and maintenance can be performed inside the vehicle.


June 25, 2013

New Flyer to supply CNG buses to BC Transit

The 25 CNG buses are anticipated to begin production in the fourth quarter of 2013 and all buses are expected to be delivered in the first quarter of 2014.


September 13, 2012

B.C. Transit union votes to strike

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

BC Transit opens new transit center

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

B.C. Transit rolls out Web broadcast series

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

B.C.'s Kelowna Regional Transit now on Google Transit

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

Web Extra: Will students be paying more for transit this fall?

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

B.C. University to require transit pass

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

BC Transit hydrogen fleet pilot program making strides

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

BC Transit launches Google pilot

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.


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