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People catching the bus in Hope (and the whole Chilliwack transit system) can plan their trips using the Transit mobile app. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Hope transit users can now plan their trips on the Transit app

Mobile app is available in the Hope and Chilliwack transit system, as well as 17 other systems in BC Transit’s network

 

A cleaner demonstrates how they disinfect the train cars of the Sky Train in Vancouver, Thursday, May 21, 2020. Translink is working to try and provide a safe riding environment for their passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

COVID-19: Masks now mandatory on public transit, ferries in B.C.

BC Ferries, TransLink and BC Transit require masks to board

 

FILE – A near empty waterfront train platform is pictured in downtown Vancouver, Monday, April 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Masks to be mandatory on BC Transit, TransLink starting Aug. 24

Both BC Transit and TransLink made the announcement in separate press releases on Thursday

 

Yale First Nation invested over $200,000 to build a bus loop at Ruby Creek, with a bus service starting to pick up and drop off in the area August 4. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

BC Transit starting service to new bus stop at Ruby Creek

Bus will stop at Yale First Nation’s land on Highway 7 four times daily, in each direction

Yale First Nation invested over $200,000 to build a bus loop at Ruby Creek, with a bus service starting to pick up and drop off in the area August 4. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Signs indicating seats which are closed to promote physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic are pictured on a public transit bus in North Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, May 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. transit agencies encourage face masks, step up sanitizing as Phase Two begins

TransLink, BC Transit will both begin to collect fares again on June 1

Signs indicating seats which are closed to promote physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic are pictured on a public transit bus in North Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, May 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A teen suspect is in custody after allegedly stealing a BC Transit bus and crashing it into a rock wall in View Royal. (Black Press Media file photo)

Teen suspect in custody after allegedly crashing stolen bus into rock wall

After a quick break in Greater Victoria, driver returns to find his bus gone

A teen suspect is in custody after allegedly stealing a BC Transit bus and crashing it into a rock wall in View Royal. (Black Press Media file photo)
BC Transit is waiving all fares and directing riders to enter through the back door of buses across B.C. effective immediately. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
BC Transit is waiving all fares and directing riders to enter through the back door of buses across B.C. effective immediately. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
For over a week BC Transit has increased its sanitization measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic while continuing to operate. (BC Transit photo)

COVID-19: BC Transit beefs up sanitization measures, still operating

Buses all over the province are being disinfected daily

For over a week BC Transit has increased its sanitization measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic while continuing to operate. (BC Transit photo)
A group of UFV students has created a petition and will be having a letter-writing event on March 14 to try and improve public transit in the Fraser Valley. (Progress file)

Letter-writing event for better Fraser Valley public transit will be taking place in Chilliwack

A group of UFV students has created a petition in an attempt to improve public transit in the FV

  • Mar 12, 2020
A group of UFV students has created a petition and will be having a letter-writing event on March 14 to try and improve public transit in the Fraser Valley. (Progress file)
Mayor Pam Alexis of Mission at the Jan. 29 UDI forum in Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Mayors facing explosive growth talk transit, roads in Fraser Valley

The Langley Urban Development Institute forum was held Wednesday

Mayor Pam Alexis of Mission at the Jan. 29 UDI forum in Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
President of Whistle! Dylan Green hopes his new ridesharing service will help solve some of the Coast’s transportation issues. (Kyler Vos photo)

B.C.’s first ride-hailing app to launch in Tofino, Whistler in February

The Whistle! app will be available in Tofino on Feb.1 and in Whistler Feb. 6.

President of Whistle! Dylan Green hopes his new ridesharing service will help solve some of the Coast’s transportation issues. (Kyler Vos photo)
BC Transit aims to have an entirely electric fleet by 2040 (File Submitted/BC Transit)

BC Transit aims to have all-electric bus fleet by 2040

Greater Victoria will see the province’s first 10 electric buses by 2021

BC Transit aims to have an entirely electric fleet by 2040 (File Submitted/BC Transit)
Free transit will be offered to Victoria youth this fall (Black Press File Photo)

Victoria youth get free transit this fall

The Victoria Regional Transit Commission voted to green light free passes for youth 18 and under

Free transit will be offered to Victoria youth this fall (Black Press File Photo)
BC Transit is hosting a series of public information sessions to get feedback for a 10-year transit plan. (News staff/Victoria News)

Have your say and help shape the future of your transit system

BC Transit is hosting a series of public feedback sessions across the Fraser Valley

BC Transit is hosting a series of public information sessions to get feedback for a 10-year transit plan. (News staff/Victoria News)