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

 

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)

Wheels on new BC Bus North service start June 4

As Greyhound passenger service departs northern B.C., province launches interim routes

Greyhound is ending its northern B.C. passenger routes on June 1, 2018. (X. Y. Zeng photo)
Greyhound will end its passenger bus service route from Prince Rupert to Prince George by June 1. (Joel Krahn/Black Press file)

Mayor Brain sees opportunity in Greyhound withdrawal

Greyhound to pull passenger service from Prince Rupert leaving no long-distance bus travel option

Greyhound will end its passenger bus service route from Prince Rupert to Prince George by June 1. (Joel Krahn/Black Press file)
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OP-ED: Public bus service best answer to Greyhound’s outstretched hand

A public highway bus service would improve the social health of B.C. communities

  • Feb 10, 2018
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Greyhound applied to withdraw its services on nine northern B.C. routes. (File photo)

Is Greyhound abandoning the North?

A letter from a satisfied customer

  • Oct 26, 2017
Greyhound applied to withdraw its services on nine northern B.C. routes. (File photo)
The first bus for the new Smithers-Moricetown route pulls up Jan. 30. (Chris Gareau photo)

Can’t compete with new $5 transit: Greyhound

Greyhound could soon depart northern B.C. on a one-way ticket

The first bus for the new Smithers-Moricetown route pulls up Jan. 30. (Chris Gareau photo)