Transit



Improvements To Abbotsford/Mission Public Transit

Abbotsford – Media Release from Abbotsford South MLA Darryl Plecas – This is the first transportation funding between municipal, provincial and federal governments like this. This event is a further reflection of the strong positive relationship between our Mayor, our…


Chilliwack Council Green Lights Major Transit Initiative

Chilliwack – At Tuesday’s Chilliwack Council meeting, Transit was front and centre, and rolling into a bright future. Chilliwack council committed to a new transit expansion plan that will eventually see 15-minute service on its busiest bus route, and extended…


BC Transit Adds 41 Buses To The Fleet

Victoria/Fraser Valley – BC Transit has awarded a contract for 41 mid-size (medium-duty) buses to Grande West Transportation International Ltd., a company based in Aldergrove.  The new 30-foot, two-door ‘Vicinity’ buses are being purchased to replace older buses that are…


BC Transit Gets Provincial Money Over Next Three Years

Victoria/Fraser Valley – The British Columbia government is providing $324 million in operating contributions to BC Transit over the next three years, announced Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone. Chilliwack Councilor Jason Lum wondered aloud on social media to Chilliwack…


Holiday Transit In The Fraser Valley

Fraser Valley – Slightly different set of rules for Holiday transit, depending on where you are in the Fraser Valley: In Abbotsford and Mission , on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, buses will operate on their normal Sunday service schedules,…


Renewed Talk of Vancouver To Chilliwack Interurban Rail

Chilliwack/Abbotsford/Vancouver (Georgia Straight)  – Voters were told there was no Plan B if they killed a tax hike to fund a $7.5-billion transportation plan in Metro Vancouver. They did exactly that in a recent plebiscite, but there is an alternative,…


Chilliwack Council Wrap June 16

Chilliwack, BC – Chilliwack Council covered a lot of ground. Some of the highlights included the 2014 Quality of Life Survey. Some of the findings featured: There is still a sense that Chilliwack is a peaceful, less complicated place where…