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BC transit bus at bus loop at UVic

U-Pass offered to students, BC Transit to resume fare collection June 1

In light of BC Transit’s decision to resume charging fares on June 1, the University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) announced that students will be able to purchase a U-Pass…

Fare-free motion for youth transit across Capital Region District defeated

With a group of students, seniors, and climate activities outside the BC Transit headquarters, the Victoria Regional Transit Commision defeated a motion that would have expanded fare-free transit for youth…

Trudeau announces $79 million for efficient buses in Victoria

Trudeau came to Victoria Thursday to announce that the federal government, provincial government, and municipal partners will contribute $79 million in joint funding to enhance the province’s public transit. The…

UVSS joins call for sustainable, free transit in first meeting

At the first meeting of their new term, the University of Victoria Student Society (UVSS) Board of Directors unanimously voted to publicly support a call for sustainability-focused changes to the…

Expired OneCards confiscated by BC Transit drivers

BC Transit bus drivers “mistakenly confiscated” a number of OneCards from UVic students on Dec. 8 due to an error message that appeared in the transit card scanners, a UVic…

B.C. Transit: The good, the bad, and the Guthrie

One-on-one with the general manager of Victoria Regional Transit Operations Whether it’s arriving late to class or getting left behind in the rain, many University of Victoria students who live…

Transit app update makes Victoria GO again

Historically, B.C. Transit busses have behaved like bad sexual partners, either coming too early or not com- ing at all. But in 2017, Victoria’s much beleaguered bus riders are in…

Bus loop expansion opens to fanfare

After three months of construction, UVic opened its new 10-bay bus loop on Sept. 4 in the presence of local and provincial government representatives, as well as members of the…