Inter-City Bus Applications

This page lists active or recent applications from commercial inter-city bus (ICB) operators that propose to add a route, or to reduce or eliminate service on a route. It provides links to application summaries and other documents that have been published in the PT Board's Weekly Bulletin.

Application Status

5053-19 Joseph Anthony David PICHIE
dba Pine Pass Transport | Mackenzie

New Special Authorization-ICB
Simplified ICB Process

New Special Authorization to operate ICBs on a reservation-only basis on the following route:

  • A. Prince George Mackenzie

Application Documents

Submission Deadline:
April 8 2019

4449-19 Michael David HATHAWAY
dba Mountain Man Mike's | Kaslo

New Special Authorization-ICB
Simplified ICB Process

Application to operate ICBs on a reservation-only basis on 2 routes:

  • A. Kaslo Vancouver
  • B. Kaslo BC/Alberta Border (HWY 3)*

Application Documents

*Simplified ICB Application requirements apply to Route B.

Submission Deadline:
April 8 2019

4745-19 Balwaria Empire PVT Ltd
dba Cold Shot | Edmonton

New Special Authorization-ICB
Simplified ICB Process

Application to operate ICBs on a reservation-only basis on the following route:

  • A. Fort St. John - BC/Alberta Border (HWY 2)

Application Documents

Approved as set out in the decision

4092-18 Rider Express Transportation

  1. Amend Route A
    • Reduce frequency (Kamloops-AB)
    • Eliminate 4 stops:
      • Sorrento
      • Chase
      • Langley
      • Coquitlam
  2. Add 3 Routes (reservations required):
    • B: Kamloops - Kelowna (daily)
    • C: Merritt - Kelowna (daily)
    • D: Kelowna - Penticton (seasonal)*

Application Documents

*Simplified ICB Application requirements apply to Route D only.

Board Decision Pending

4602-18 Gertzen Ventures Ltd
(dba Adventure Charter & Rentals)

  • Simplified Application Process
  • New Special Authorization (ICB)
  • 2 routes:
    • A: Prince George-Surrey
    • B: Williams Lake-Kamloops

Application Documents

Approved

3391-18 UPN Universal Coach Line Ltd

  • Amendment of Licence (ICB)
  • 1 route: Whislter - YVR - Delta
  • Subject to contract with YVR Airport Authority

"Urgent Public Need" Process

Application considered on UPN basis & approved.

3194-18 Cantrail Coach Lines Ltd

  • Amend Special Authorization (ICB)
  • Add 1 route (Regular Process):
    • Vancouver – Pemberton

Application Documents

Refused

3408-18 108129 BC Ltd (dba Little Shuswap Taxi)

  • New Special Authorization (ICB)
  • Reservation only service
  • 1 route: Salmon Arm - Kamloops

Simplified Application Process

Withdrawn

3035-18 Wilson’s Transportation

  • Amend Special Authorization (ICB)
  • Add 2 routes (Simplified Process):
    • Vancouver – Kamloops
    • Vancouver – Kelowna
  • Add 1 route (Regular Process):
    • Vancouver-Whistler

Application Documents

Approved as set out in the final decision

2413-18 Blue Cactus Coach Lines (Snowbus)

  • Amend Special Authorization (ICB)
  • Mixed service reductions & expansions on 2 routes:
    1. Richmond - Whistler
    2. Burnaby - Whistler

Application Documents

Refused

2857-18 Diversified Transportation (Ebus)

  • New Special Authorization (ICB)
  • Reservation only service
  • 3 routes:
    1. Vancouver - Kamloops
    2. Kamloops - Kelowna
    3. Kelowna - Vancouver

Simplified Application Process

Approved as set out in the decision

2819-18 Merritt Shuttle Holdings Ltd.

  • New Special Authorization (ICB)
  • Reservation only service
  • 6 routes:
    1. Lower Nicola - Kamloops
    2. Kamloops - Highland Valley
    3. Merritt - Highland Valley
    4. Merritt - Sp. Bridge - Langley
    5. Merritt - Sp. Bridge - PG
    6. Merritt - Kelowna

Simplified Application Process

Approved as set out in the decision

2330-18 Whistler Rides

  • New Special Authorization (ICB)
  • 1 Route: Vancouver - Pemberton

Application Documents

Approved as set out in the decision

2712-18 Rider Express Transportation

  • New Special Authorization (ICB)
  • 1 Route: Vancouver - Alberta Border

Simplified Application Process

Approved as set out in the decision

2631-18 Silver City Stagelines

  • Amend Special Authorization (ICB)
  • Eliminate route: Trail-Castlegar
  • Reservation only service
  • Add route: Nelson-Kelowna

Simplified Application Process

Approved

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