BC Transit

Strike could start Monday for handyDart

Strike could start Monday for handyDart

BC Transit warns users to find alternate transportation

  • Jan 19, 2018
Strike could start Monday for handyDart
BC Transit is hosting a driver recruitment event for hospitality workers today (Oct. 30) at the Inn at Laurel Point. Black Press file photo

BC Transit hosting driver recruitment event today in Victoria

Hospitality industry workers targeted for full-time operator positions

BC Transit is hosting a driver recruitment event for hospitality workers today (Oct. 30) at the Inn at Laurel Point. Black Press file photo
Victoria web developer Owen Lett, who designed an easy-to-use transit map of Greater Victoria as a hobby project, hopes his map makes using public transit easier. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)

Victoria man simplifies regional bus route

New map focuses on trip planning, bus frequency

Victoria web developer Owen Lett, who designed an easy-to-use transit map of Greater Victoria as a hobby project, hopes his map makes using public transit easier. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)
UPDATED: Harling Point neighbourhood protests BC Transit service cuts

UPDATED: Harling Point neighbourhood protests BC Transit service cuts

Harling Point residents petition to save their neighbourhood bus stop after new BC Transit changes remove it from the #3 bus route

UPDATED: Harling Point neighbourhood protests BC Transit service cuts
A passenger waits for the No. 50 bus at the Langford Exchange on Station Avenue, home of the West Shore’s main bus service into downtown Victoria. Joel Tansey/
News Gazette staff

West Shore on the Go (Part 3 of 3): Councillors from Langford, Colwood look for solutions

‘We have to start looking creatively at how we’re going to move people:’ Colwood councillor

A passenger waits for the No. 50 bus at the Langford Exchange on Station Avenue, home of the West Shore’s main bus service into downtown Victoria. Joel Tansey/
News Gazette staff
A passenger waits for the #50 bus at the Langford Exchange, the West Shore’s main bus service into downtown Victoria. One reader writes that the regional transit commission needs to stop treating the West Shore as the back country. Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff

Victoria Transit Commission must take regional approach to bus service

Treating West Shore as the back country doesn’t work today

  • Apr 23, 2017
A passenger waits for the #50 bus at the Langford Exchange, the West Shore’s main bus service into downtown Victoria. One reader writes that the regional transit commission needs to stop treating the West Shore as the back country. Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff
Sylvie Ghanem waits for a bus in her View Royal neighbourhood. Ghanem lived in Vienna with her husband, where public transit use was strongly encouraged. They took that mentality and passed it on to their kids, but their youngest daughter simply couldn’t make a commute by bus work for her. Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff

WEST SHORE ON THE GO (Part 2 of 3): Service gaps make transit tough on some riders

Regular riders find the bus to be inconvenient when not making a simple round trip

Sylvie Ghanem waits for a bus in her View Royal neighbourhood. Ghanem lived in Vienna with her husband, where public transit use was strongly encouraged. They took that mentality and passed it on to their kids, but their youngest daughter simply couldn’t make a commute by bus work for her. Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff