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.
- Pre-1961 - Transit service in Vancouver and Victoria is operated by the privately-owned BC Electric Railway.
- 1961 - BC Electric Company purchased by the Province. Transit service continues to operate as a subsidiary of BC Hydro.
- 1973 - Province establishes the Bureau of Transit Services to co-ordinate transit systems across the Province, including the purchase of buses. BC Hydro continues as the operator of transit in Vancouver and Victoria.
- 1979 - Bureau of Transit Services is replaced by the Urban Transit Authority, which has planning responsibility for 13 systems across the Province.
- 1979/1980 - Operations of systems in Vancouver and Victoria are shifted to the Metro Transit Operating Company.
- 1983 - UTA and MTOC are combined into a new corporation known as BC Transit.
- 1991 - The first conventional low floor buses to operate in North America are delivered.
- 1999 - Responsibility of planning for Vancouver Regional Transit System is transferred to the Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority, with operations under Coast Mountain Bus Company.
- 2000 - The first double decker buses in transit service in North America enter service in Victoria.
- 2005 - The first production hybrid buses in Canada are delivered to Kelowna.
- 2010 - The largest hydrogen fuel cell bus fleet in the world is operated in Whistler.
- 2014 - Nanaimo takes delivery of BC Transit's first buses fueled by CNG.
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.
|(34)||2020||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||
- Translink Governance Review, Appendix 1 - Translink Governance History, published March 2013.
- Our History, BC Transit, retrieved 2019/12/13.
- 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