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Government of BC Bus Pass Program

Nanaimo Regional Transit System
A universal bus pass that allows for unlimited travel on your conventional transit system is available to seniors and persons with a disability on a restricted income.

To qualify for the BC Bus Pass Program, you must be receiving any of the following:

For more information, contact:
Bus Pass Program
Ministry of Employment and Income Assistance
PO Box 9985 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria BC V8W 9R6
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800 (Choose option 4, then option 3)

The CNIB National Identity (NID) card is currently valid in 24 conventional transit systems and the fixed-route, fixed-schedule portion of 19 paratransit systems

Conventional Transit:

  1. Campbell River
  2. Central Fraser Valley
  3. Chilliwack
  4. Comox
  5. Cowichan Valley
  6. Cranbrook
  7. Dawson Creek
  8. Fort St. John
  9. Kamloops
  10. Kelowna Regional
  11. Kitimat
  12. Kootenay Boundary
  1. Nanaimo Regional
  2. Nelson
  3. Penticton
  4. Port Alberni
  5. Powell River
  6. Prince George
  7. Prince Rupert
  8. Squamish
  9. Sunshine Coast
  10. Terrace Regional
  11. Vernon Regional
  12. Whistler

Paratransit (fixed-route, fixed-schedule portion only):

  1. Agassiz-Harrison
  2. Castlegar Regional
  3. Clearwater & Area
  4. Creston Valley
  5. Hazeltons' Regional
  6. Kicking Horse Country (Golden & Area)
  7. Merritt & Area
  8. Nelson-Slocan Valley
  9. North Okanagan
  10. Okanagan-Similkameen
  1. 100 Mile House & Area
  2. Pemberton Valley
  3. Port Edward
  4. Quesnel
  5. Revelstoke
  6. Salt Spring Island
  7. Shuswap
  8. Smithers & District
  9. Williams Lake

The CNIB pass is also valid with TransLink (Metro Vancouver) and the Greater Victoria Transit System.

The CNIB pass is not valid on handyDART and demand-responsive, door-to-door paratransit service (including that component of the paratransit systems listed above).

The CNIB, B.C. Yukon Division administers the CNIB NID card.

CNIB, B.C.-Yukon Division has offices in five locations in BC:

  1. Lower Mainland South Coast & Fraser Valley Districts - Vancouver - 604-431-2121
  2. Southern Interior District - Kelowna - 250-763-1191
  3. Vancouver Island District - Victoria - 250-595-1100
  4. Kamloops - Kamloops - 250-374-8080
  5. Northern BC and Yukon Districts Prince George 250-563-1702
Last Modified:  Nov 25, 2011
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