British Columbia New Democratic Party
Minority Government elected May 9, 2017
Minister Responsible for Public Transit
- Claire Trevena (Transportation and Infrastructure)
Political and Electoral News
- NDP minority government governing with the support of three Green MLAs.
Funding and Program Announcements
The Government of British Columbia invested an additional $21 million in BC Transit and HandyDART to expand bus services in 30 communities across the province. The budget also confirmed the province’s commitment to funding the Broadway subway extension in Vancouver.
Budget 2018 implemented several measures to make ferries more affordable, including a fare freeze on three major routes, a 15 per cent fare decrease on small routes and discounted rates for seniors some days of the week.