Hope Regional Transit System route 72 'Hope'

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Hope Regional Transit System route 72 'Hope' is wheelchair accessible.
Hope Regional Transit System route 72 'Hope' is a bike rack route.
72 Hope
Hope Regional Transit System
Route type Local
Service area Agassiz, Hope
Service span Monday to Saturday
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Branches 72 Hope
72 Agassiz
72 Agassiz to 71 Chilliwack

72 Hope is a local route operated by Hope Regional Transit System in Hope, BC. [1]

Route Description

Route 72 operates two round trips during AM and PM rush hours 6 days a week. Trips are timed to connect in Agassiz to route 71, which provides service to downtown Chilliwack.

From Pioneer Avenue and Evergreen Drive in Agassiz, buses operate west on Pioneer Street, north on Evergreen Drive, east on Lougheed Highway, north on Seabird Island Road, northeast on Chowat Road, northeast on Highway 7, northeast on Yale First Nation Service Road, northeast on Highway 7, loop at Chawathil Road, east on Highway 7, south on Highway 1 and east on Park Street to 3rd Avenue in Hope. Buses loop in Hope via east on Park Street, south on 6th Avenue, east on Kawkawa Lake Avenue, south on Greenwood Drive, west on Skylark Drive, north on Swallow Place, west on Kawkawa Lake Avenue, south on 7th Avenue, west on Hope Princeton Way, southwest and northwest on Flood Hope Road, east and north on Highway 1, east on Wallace Street and north on 3rd Avenue to Park Street. Buses return to Agassiz via the reverse routing, looping in Agassiz via south on Evergreen Drive, east on Cheam Avenue, north on Park Street, and west on Pioneer Street.


  • September 5, 2017: Service introduced as route 22 Hope [2]
  • September 2018: Stop added at Chawathil / Lougheed [3]
  • August 4, 2020: Stop added at Yale FN [4]
  • March 27, 2022: Service renumbered from 22 to 72 as part of the consolidation of route numbers in the Fraser Valley due to the rollout of NextRide [5]

Route Maps

Hours and Frequency of Service

Day AM Peak Midday PM Peak Evening Notes
Mondays -
2 round trips n/a 2 round trips n/a
Saturdays 4 Round trips, timed with reduced service on route 71
Sunday n/a


  1. Route 72: Hope schedule, BC Transit
  2. Hope transit service set to launch, BC Transit, published August 23, 2017
  3. Route 22: Hope (July 26, 2018), BC Transit, retrieved July 15, 2023
  4. BC Transit expanding bus service with Yale First Nation, BC Transit, published July 28, 2020
  5. Route Renumbering in Chilliwack Transit System, BC Transit, retrieved March 26, 2022
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Current Bus Fleet
New Flyer 1020-1044, 1045-1069, 1070-1114, 1115-1139, 1140-1147, 1148-1185, 1186-1202, 1203-1212, 1213-1232, 1233-1253
Nova 6000-6029, 9201-9210, 9211-9231, 9232-9267, 9268-9289, 9290-9300, 9301-9318, 9319-9433, 9434, 9435-9446, 9447-9486
Double Deck 9041-9049, 9501-9526, 9528, 9529-9531, 9532-9542, 9543-9550
Vicinity 3001-3015, 4007-4061, 4062-4070, 4071-4073, 4200-4233, 4234-4248, 4400-4432, 4433-4474
Aero Elite 3016-3023, 3024-3028, 3029-3034
ARBOC 2311-2315, 2316-2377, 2378-2449, 2451-2557, 2558-2624, 2625-2640, 2641-2662, 2663-2687, 2723-2756, 2802-2860, 2861-2895
Sprinter 2340-2341, 2345-2346, 2368
Micro Bird 2688-2722, 2757-2784, 2785-2801
North Central 100 Mile House, Bella Coola, Bulkley Nechako, Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, Hazeltons, Kitimat, Port Edward, Prince George, Prince Rupert, Quesnel, Skeena, Smithers, Terrace, Williams Lake
Vancouver Island Campbell River, Comox Valley, Cowichan Valley, Mount Waddington, Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Salt Spring Island, Victoria
South Coast Agassiz-Harrison, Central Fraser Valley, Chilliwack, Hope, Powell River, Pemberton Valley, Squamish, Sunshine Coast, Whistler
Southern Interior Ashcroft-Clinton, Clearwater, Kamloops, Kelowna, Merritt, Revelstoke, Shuswap, South Okanagan-Similkameen, Vernon
Kootenays Boundary, Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Creston Valley, Elk Valley, Kimberley, West Kootenay
Former Systems Vancouver, Golden