BC Transit Alternatives

The Bourquin Transit Exchange in Abbotsford. Source: Google Maps, August 2022

Alternative Transit Transportation Options
For BC Transit Strike Action Days in Abbotsford and Mission

BC Transit (Operated by First Transit) - 604-854-3232 | Google Transit Planner
Alerts - Bus TrackerAbbotsford and Mission | Chilliwack | Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs

Interurban Scheduled Transportation (Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley Destinations):

ACE Charters - 604-612-3264
(Abbotsford Airport Terminal - Langley Gloucester Business Centre - Surrey King George Station)

Ebus - Schedule - Travel Advisories - 1-877-769-3287
(Vancouver - Surrey - Abbotsford Airport Terminal - Chilliwack - Hope)

Mountain Man Mike’s - Schedule - 778-382-7729
(Vancouver - Langley - New Westminster - Abbotsford Airport Terminal - Chilliwack - Hope)

Rider Express - Schedule - 1-833-583-3636
(Vancouver - Surrey - Abbotsford Airport Terminal - Chilliwack - Hope)

UFV Campus Shuttle Bus - 604-864-4613
(Abbotsford and Chilliwack UFV campuses)

VIA Rail - Local Service Overview

West Coast Express operated by Translink - Text 33333 | 604-953-3333
(Vancouver Waterfront Terminal - Moody Centre - Coquitlam Central - Port Coquitlam - Pitt Meadows - Maple Meadows - Port Haney - Mission)

Abbotsford Shuttles, Carpooling, Rideshare and Taxis:

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Abbotsford Mission Taxi (on-demand) - 604-855-1111

Central Valley Taxi (on-demand) - 604-859-1111

[Information about Taxi Saver Coupons, a 50% subsidy for the cost of taxi rides]
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Archway Community Van (on-demand for registered clients)

Archway Medical Transportation (on-demand for registered clients)

Driverseat Shuttle (on-demand) - 778-769-5090

HandyDART Shuttle (on-demand for registered clients) - 604-855-0080

Pacific Shuttle & Tours (on-demand) - 1-866-272-2949

Poparide (carpooling)

Uber (on-demand) - Android & iOS app stores

Valley Airporter Shuttle (on-demand) - 604-751-6688

Auto Rentals at Abbotsford Airport (YXX) Terminal and Area:

Avis | Budget | Enterprise | National | Hertz | Thrifty


Remark: If you are renting from an airport in-terminal auto rental, mention you are not travelling by air and request the airport concession fee be waived. ICBC offers auto rental insurance.

Travel Planning Assistance - Visitor Information Centres:

Abbotsford - 1-888-332-2229
Chilliwack - 604-858-8121
Mission - 604-814-1280

Travel Planning Assistance - Travel Agents:

Travel agencies in British Columbia are regulated through Consumer Protection. Search for a licenced agency by selecting "Travel Agent" in the licence type, with the city (optional).

Journalists covering the transit story on Twitter:

Jessica Peters - Abbotsford News
Don Lehn - Fraser Valley News

Issue Background:

Transit Labour Relations Literature Review


Abbotsford City Council (Contracts BC Transit to provide service in Abbotsford)
MLA: Hon. Rob Fleming, BC NDP (Responsible for BC Transit)
MLA: Trevor Halford, BC Liberals (Responsible for holding Rob Fleming accountable)
Christina Winter of the BC Greens is challenging Hon. Rob Flemming for the riding of Victoria - Swan Lake

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