Greyhound

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

 

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)
The first bus for the new Smithers-Moricetown BC Transit route pulls up at the Fourth Avenue bus stop on Jan. 30, 2017. Plans on any ideas to replace the Highway 16 Greyhound route, including coordination of the Highway 16 transit system that runs on different days, have been lacking. (Chris Gareau photo)

No progress in bid to replace departing Greyhound service

Transportation minister said to be committed to finding solution

The first bus for the new Smithers-Moricetown BC Transit route pulls up at the Fourth Avenue bus stop on Jan. 30, 2017. Plans on any ideas to replace the Highway 16 Greyhound route, including coordination of the Highway 16 transit system that runs on different days, have been lacking. (Chris Gareau photo)
The Greyhound Bus depot in Smithers. (Josh Casey photo)

Opportunity seen to improve Hwy 16 transit after Greyhound leaves

Governments look to Greyhound suggestion of public bus service.

The Greyhound Bus depot in Smithers. (Josh Casey photo)
Public bus service better way forward

Public bus service better way forward

Group not impressed by Greyhound response to quality of service questions.

  • Feb 21, 2018
Public bus service better way forward
The Greyhound Bus depot in Smithers. (Josh Casey photo)

Web poll

How should the Province handle Greyhound’s request to end passenger service in the North?

  • Dec 13, 2017
The Greyhound Bus depot in Smithers. (Josh Casey photo)