News and updates
November 24, 2023
The Passenger Transportation Board has revised its Inter-City Bus Minimum Route Frequency Policy. These revisions are intended to ensure ICB operators continue to operate a basic minimum level of service while providing enhanced flexibility to adjust minimum route frequency.
October 18, 2023
Following consultation with industry regarding credit card surcharges, the Passenger Transportation Board (Board) has created new rules for all passenger directed vehicle (PDV) authorization and transportation network services (TNS) authorization licensees.
August 16, 2023
The Passenger Transportation Board has passed a motion to conduct a traffic congestion study in selected areas of the Lower Mainland, under section 7(1) of the Passenger Transportation Act. The study is being undertaken as a result of concern over the potential impact of passenger transportation on road congestion, particularly in high-density urban areas like Vancouver.
August 9, 2023
In 2021, the Passenger Transportation Board launched an investigation to better understand the economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and its effects on the passenger transportation industry in BC. The follow-up study, 2023 Update: Economic Effects of Covid-19 on the BC Passenger Transportation Industry, is available today and presents data and analysis conducted by professional economist Hara Associates.