BC Transit is offering free service for transit riders starting at 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. (Black Press Media file photo)

Free transit on New Year’s Eve starts at 6 p.m.

January will see the implementation of annual winter seasonal service change

Going out for New Year’s Eve? BC Transit offers free service for those in Victoria starting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

Transit riders will be able to access the local bus routes on the normal schedule, along with additional late-night service in order to get home safely from celebrations.

READ ALSO: Sound, light, smell of fireworks trigger veteran’s PTSD

On New Year’s Day buses will be operating at a Sunday-level service.

READ ALSO: 10 ways to spend New Year’s Day 2020 in Greater Victoria

On Jan. 6, BC Transit will implement the annual winter seasonal service change, which will increase the number of routes after seasonal reductions in December. To see a full list of changes visit bctransit.com/victoria/service-change-jan-2020.



kendra.crighton@blackpress.ca

Follow us on Instagram
Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Light the City takes root in Greater Victoria as pandemic cancels holiday favourite parade, convoy

Five weeks of drive-thru events fill void of IEOA annual Truck Light Convoy, Santa Claus Parade

Sidney council signals support for recreational cannabis store

A 6-1 vote sends application forward for final approval from province

One in custody after assault, barricade in Esquimalt Road residence

Victoria police closed down portion of the road Wednesday night during incident

Blackberry festival moves forward with drive-thru in Metchosin

Event takes place on Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

B.C. counts 125 new COVID-19 cases, up to 1,284 active

No new deaths or health care facility outbreaks

Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Lessons from a pandemic: How to design a nursing home that’s safe and love-filled

A look at how one care home is battling the pandemic with the social needs of the elderly in their care

‘Bonnie’ and ‘Henry’ among latest litter of service dog puppies

B.C. Alberta Guide Dogs names two pups after provincial health officer

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

B.C. salmon farm opponents demand answers from DFO

First Nations, conservation groups dismayed by omission of sea lice in risk assessments

Health Canada green-lights rapid COVID-19 test

Health Canada approved the BCube test from Hyris Ltd. in the United Kingdom Sept. 23

First Nations Health Authority chief medical officer concerned with rising COVID-19 cases

“There’s still so much we don’t know and we’re learning everyday about this particular virus.”

U.S. boater fined $1,000 for violation of Quarantine Act

49-year-old man entered Canada to visit girlfriend in Surrey

Most Read