Greyhound

BC Transit photo                                The BC Bus North aims to fill the transportation gap left by Greyhound in northern B.C.

Province looks for operator to take over BC Bus North

The new contract would extend the service through to March 2021

 

Vancouver Island-based Wilson’s Transportation has expanded to fill some of the routes left unserviced by Greyhound as of Nov. 1, 2018. (Black Press files)

Non-profits, local governments invited to replace Greyhound

Eight B.C. highways still have no bus service offers

 

Vancouver Island-based Wilson’s Transportation has applied for licences to run Vancouver-Kelowna and Vancouver-Kamloops bus service. (Black Press files)

UPDATE: B.C. communities lose bus service as Greyhound shuts down

Cache Creek, Creston, Cranbrook, Hope-Princeton routes still lack service

Vancouver Island-based Wilson’s Transportation has applied for licences to run Vancouver-Kelowna and Vancouver-Kamloops bus service. (Black Press files)
Greyhound Canada is stopping its long-running service in Western Canada Oct. 31. (Black Press files)

Smaller B.C. bus service prepares to replace Greyhound

Kootenay-to-Okanagan run would require online reservations

Greyhound Canada is stopping its long-running service in Western Canada Oct. 31. (Black Press files)
Flixbus, a bus service that uses a smartphone app, has expanded from Europe to the U.S. (Flickr)

Pressure on for ride hailing, bus options in B.C.

Premiers to press Ottawa for help replacing Greyhound service

Flixbus, a bus service that uses a smartphone app, has expanded from Europe to the U.S. (Flickr)
B.C. Transportation Minister Claire Trevena (Black Press)

B.C. bus service applications to be fast-tracked after Greyhound pullout

Greyhound’s departure leaves few options for small communities

B.C. Transportation Minister Claire Trevena (Black Press)
Seeing Greyhound pull into the depot in Williams Lake will be a thing of the past after Oct. 31, 2018 when the company plans to stop servicing B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. (Monica Lamb-Yorski/Williams Lake Tribune)

Market can fill in Greyhound vacuum, B.C. minister says

Claire Trevena says government buses aren’t a long-term solution

Seeing Greyhound pull into the depot in Williams Lake will be a thing of the past after Oct. 31, 2018 when the company plans to stop servicing B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. (Monica Lamb-Yorski/Williams Lake Tribune)
Greyhound is ending its northern B.C. passenger routes on June 1, 2018. (X. Y. Zeng photo)

Province launches new bus service to replace some discontinued Greyhound routes

As Greyhound passenger service departs northern B.C., province launches BC Bus North

Greyhound is ending its northern B.C. passenger routes on June 1, 2018. (X. Y. Zeng photo)
As Greyhound announced its intent to pull our of the north, Terrace Mayor Carol Leclerc joins stakeholders and other elected officials last year to officially launch BC Transit’s Terrace to Hazelton bus service.

No progress in bid to replace departing Greyhound service

Mayors say transportation minister still committed to finding solution

As Greyhound announced its intent to pull our of the north, Terrace Mayor Carol Leclerc joins stakeholders and other elected officials last year to officially launch BC Transit’s Terrace to Hazelton bus service.
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