BC Transit is a provincial government corporation that provides planning, marketing, fleet and funding support for all transit services in BC, except for the Greater Vancouver region. Its headquarters is located at 520 Gorge Road East, Victoria B.C.
- 1973 - Province of British Columbia Establishes Bureau of Transit Services to facilitate transit services outside Greater Vancouver and Victoria
- 1979 - becomes Urban Transit Authority.
- 1980 - Vancovuer and Victoria Fleet and facilies transferred from BC Hydro and Power Authority to Metro Transit Operation Company, dba Metro Transit
- 1983 - Urban Transit Authority changed it's name to British Columbia Transit Authority. 
- 1991 - First low floor buses to operate in regular service in North America arrive.
- 1999 - Vancouver Regional Transit System passed onto the control of Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority
- 2000 - Victoria Regional Transit System put double decker buses in regular service for the first time in North America.
- 2005 - Kelowna Regional Transit System recieved the first production hybrid buses in Canada.
- 2010 to 2014 - Whistler Transit System operated the world's largest single location hydrogen fuel cell bus fleet which operated in regular service.
- 2014 - Introducation of CNG buses to the fleet in the Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System.
- 2015 - CNG buses arrive and start service for Kamloops Transit System.
- August 2015 - 25 buses get automated stop announcements by Trekker Breeze +.
- 2017 - Nanaimo & Kamloops both celebrated being a complete fleet of CNG buses.
- Early 2018 - Whistler Transit System is third system to get CNG buses in service
- May 2018 - Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System 50 XN40 start installation of smart bus technology, the first buses in the fleet to get NextRide technology. 
- June 2018 - Comox Valley Transit System buses will be equipment with NextRide technology. 
- Summer 2018 - Squamish Transit System and Whistler Transit System buses will be equipment with NextRide technology.
- Fall 2018 - Kamloops Transit System and Kelowna Regional Transit System buses will be equipment with NextRide technology. 
- July 2019 -Victoria Regional Transit System buses are now equipped with NextRide technology, the last of initial phase of NextRide technology for BC Transit. 
This project will have an initial phase, to install smart bus technology on buses, on seven system which are: Nanaimo, Comox Valley, Squamish, Kamloops, Kelowna and Victoria. Once buses start having the system install passenger will notice next stop announcements and display of the next stop. To help passenger out at exchanges, and on BC Transit website will be able to track buses to see if they are on schedule. The initial phase of this project is now complete. More communities may get NextRide in the future. 
Community Shuttles & HandyDART
Theses units can be either community shuttle, HandyDart, or both depends on the transit systems needs for units.
|1148-1216||2019-2020||New Flyer||XN40||Cummins Westport L9N||Voith D864.5|
|(34)||2020-2021||Grande West||Vicinity 30' CNG|
Community Shuttles & HandyDART
|Fleet number(s)||Thumbnail||Year||Manufacturer||Model||Engine||Transmission/Power Delivery System||Notes|
|7100-7111||2000-2003||Prevost||LeMirage XL-II||Detroit Diesel Series 60||Allison B500R|
|7115-7129||1996-1998||Nova Bus||LFS||Cummins C8.3||Allison B400R|
|7130||2009||Yaxing||JS6830GHDP||Cummins ISB 220||ZF HP504C||
|7132||2013||NFI||MD35||Cummins ISB6.7||Allison B300R|
|9092||2016||BYD||K9||BYD TYC90A 180 kW||BYD FADMD7315 Lithium iron phosphate batteries||
|9601||2008||NFI||H40LFR||Siemens ELFA 85 kW||Ballard HD6 150 kW fuel cell||
- Kelowna Regional Transit timeline kelownaregionaltransittimeline.ca, retrieved 04-12-2018.
- BC Transit implementing NextRide real-time bus location technology bctransit.com, retrieved 04-24-2018.
- https://bctransit.com/campbell-river/transit-future/moving-forward-with-technology/faq-next-ride NextRide Frequently Asked Questions] bctransit.com, retrieved 04-24-2018.
- New Flyer to supply CNG buses to BC Transit, www.metro-magazine.com, retreived on 26/06/2013
- New buses for growing communities: BC Transit adds 104 vehicles to provincial fleet, BC Transit.com, retrieved 01-13-2017.
- BC Transit Reduces Carbon Footprint in Nanaimo, Whistler and Kamloops with Another CNG Bus Order from New Flyer www.masstransitmag.com retrieved 03-26-2018.
- BC Transit renews partnership with BC Transit, novabus.com, retrieved on 2015-01-03