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The City of Victoria is hoping to work out a partnership with BC Transit to offer free transit passes to youth 18 and under. (File photo)

Victoria considers instating Sunday parking fees to subsidize youth transit passes

Council is looking for ways to offer youth 18 and under free bus passes

The City of Victoria is hoping to work out a partnership with BC Transit to offer free transit passes to youth 18 and under. (File photo)
BC Transit tests second electric bus on Victoria streets

BC Transit tests second electric bus on Victoria streets

The battery-powered zero emissions model will follow transit routes for two weeks in an operational capacity only

BC Transit tests second electric bus on Victoria streets
Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Claire Trevena called it an “exciting moment” to see the province’s first 100 per cent electric bus hit the streets of Victoria, and hopes it is just the start of building an entirely electric fleet for BC Transit. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Electric BC Transit bus officially joins Victoria fleet

Fully electric, zero emissions vehicle first of its kind to go into regular service in B.C.

Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Claire Trevena called it an “exciting moment” to see the province’s first 100 per cent electric bus hit the streets of Victoria, and hopes it is just the start of building an entirely electric fleet for BC Transit. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
(Black Press file photo)

Seasonal transit changes take effect July 2 in capital region

Improved service to popular summer destinations

(Black Press file photo)
The West Shore RCMP are searching for a vehicle of interest in connection to an incident last week when pellets were shot at a B.C. Transit bus. (West Shore RCMP photo)
The West Shore RCMP are searching for a vehicle of interest in connection to an incident last week when pellets were shot at a B.C. Transit bus. (West Shore RCMP photo)
HandyDART riders will see no service disruption, after a tentative agreement was reached Wednesday between the union representing drivers and the employer, First Canada, a contractor to BC Transit. News file photo

Victoria handyDART strike averted

Union recommends approval of tentative agreement, members to vote next Monday

HandyDART riders will see no service disruption, after a tentative agreement was reached Wednesday between the union representing drivers and the employer, First Canada, a contractor to BC Transit. News file photo
MInister of Education and Victoria-Swan Lake MLA Rob Fleming (from left), Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps, Victoria Regional Transit Commission chair Susan Brice, Colwood Mayor Carol Hamilton, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Claire Trevena and BC Transit president/CEO Manuel Acedinha celebrate the start of transit priority lane construction on Douglas Street on Tuesday. Photo by Jonathon Dyck, BC Transit

Shaving minutes off commutes among the goals for Victoria bus lanes

Work on southbound Douglas Street lane between Tolmie and Hillside getting underway

MInister of Education and Victoria-Swan Lake MLA Rob Fleming (from left), Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps, Victoria Regional Transit Commission chair Susan Brice, Colwood Mayor Carol Hamilton, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Claire Trevena and BC Transit president/CEO Manuel Acedinha celebrate the start of transit priority lane construction on Douglas Street on Tuesday. Photo by Jonathon Dyck, BC Transit
The potential strike announced to start as early as Monday by operators and staff of BC Transit’s handyDART serviced has been delayed until at least next Thursday due to action by contractor First Canada. Black Press files

UPDATE: BC Transit’s handyDart service strike in Victoria delayed

LRB application by contractor means new strike notice must be issued by union

The potential strike announced to start as early as Monday by operators and staff of BC Transit’s handyDART serviced has been delayed until at least next Thursday due to action by contractor First Canada. Black Press files
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