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A video on TikTok showing passengers thanking BC Transit drivers has almost three million views. (The Fat Passport/TikTok)

Sorry, but polite B.C. transit service has TikTok world talking

Victoria video of people thanking bus drivers sparks debate and raises eyebrows

 

Lake Country routes fall under the Kelowna Regional Transit System, which is operated by FirstCanada, a subsidiary of FirstGroup based in Aberdeen, Scotland. (Photo/Contributed)

‘Yay them’: Lake Country councillors blast horns on transit service

‘I’m disgusted with the service we’re providing’

 

A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna Transit moves to summer schedule

Regular service will resume in the fall

 

Frequency added to Route 23 Lake Country. (Photo/contributed)

Lake Country council on board with transit plan

A proposed plan was presented to council in March

Frequency added to Route 23 Lake Country. (Photo/contributed)
BC TransLink bus (TransLink/Twitter)

TransLink says ridership recovery outpacing other North American systems

Bus ridership in Metro Vancouver returned to 62 per cent of pre-pandemic levels last year

BC TransLink bus (TransLink/Twitter)
Victoria will get the province’s first electric bus to service transit routes. (Courtesy of BC Transit)

B.C.’s first electric transit bus expected to arrive in Greater Victoria this fall

BC Transit announces 10 more electric buses for Capital Region coming in 2023

Victoria will get the province’s first electric bus to service transit routes. (Courtesy of BC Transit)
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More efficient transit service wanted in Lake Country

Concerns were raised by council about reliability of transit service in the community

(Photo/Black Press Media)
Transit driver Grant Stone operates a bus between Summerland and Penticton. Summerland council is considering offering a free service between the two South Okanagan communities. (Summerland Review file photo)

Summerland council considers free bus service to Penticton

Annual fares from riders come to $27,000

Transit driver Grant Stone operates a bus between Summerland and Penticton. Summerland council is considering offering a free service between the two South Okanagan communities. (Summerland Review file photo)
City of Kelowna document showing ALR excluded land. (City of Kelowna)

New regional transit yard moves forward

City successful in having 40 acres removed from agricultural land reserve

City of Kelowna document showing ALR excluded land. (City of Kelowna)
(File photo)

Kelowna Transit to return to full service

System has been running under reduced service due to pandemic

(File photo)
The policy change impacts all routes and service in the Kelowna Regional Transit System, route 90 between UBC Okanagan and Vernon, and route 70 between Penticton and Kelowna. (Contributed/BC Transit)
The policy change impacts all routes and service in the Kelowna Regional Transit System, route 90 between UBC Okanagan and Vernon, and route 70 between Penticton and Kelowna. (Contributed/BC Transit)
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.Talks have collapsed between striking transit workers and their employer in the Sea-to-Sky region of B.C., with the two sides unable to agree on wage parity with Metro Vancouver workers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

No end to 48-day transit strike in B.C.’s Sea-to-Sky region as talks break off

More than 80 members of Unifor Local 114 went on strike Jan. 29

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.Talks have collapsed between striking transit workers and their employer in the Sea-to-Sky region of B.C., with the two sides unable to agree on wage parity with Metro Vancouver workers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
(File photo/Capital News)

City of Kelowna driving transit study for the Mission

Two options to extend Route 5 and reviews of Routes 15, 16, 17

(File photo/Capital News)
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Masks no longer required on TransLink, BC Transit or BC Ferries trips

Each of the transportation providers say masking is still encouraged

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(Black Press Media File Photo)

Lack of benefits, regular hours leading to BC Transit’s driver shortage in Kelowna: union

Contract negotiations between the union and First Transit are set for this month

(Black Press Media File Photo)
BC Transit is rolling out a new electronic fare gathering system, and buses in Vernon, Kelowna and the North and South Okanagan Connectors are included in the program. (Black Press file photo)

BC Transit stepping on board with electronic fare collection

Vernon, Kelowna, North and South Okanagan buses included in program

BC Transit is rolling out a new electronic fare gathering system, and buses in Vernon, Kelowna and the North and South Okanagan Connectors are included in the program. (Black Press file photo)
Transit buses in Cowichan will soon have new technology installed that will allow customers to know their locations at all times. (File photo)

Bus tracking system set to roll out for transit users across the province

Cowichan transit chosen to be first as NextRide program expands to all of B.C.

Transit buses in Cowichan will soon have new technology installed that will allow customers to know their locations at all times. (File photo)
Photo: BC Transit
Photo: BC Transit
Local governance has endorsed the 2021 future action plan for the Vernon Regional Transit System (Black Press - file photo)

Local governance approves Vernon Regional Transit future action plan

City of Vernon, District of Coldstream, Regional District of North Okanagan approve five-to-seven-year plan

Local governance has endorsed the 2021 future action plan for the Vernon Regional Transit System (Black Press - file photo)
Labour shortages cause service cuts in Kelowna (bctransit.com/file photo)

BC Transit comments on labour shortages in Kelowna

The vaccine mandate for transit employees coincides with the labour shortage

Labour shortages cause service cuts in Kelowna (bctransit.com/file photo)