There are two parts of the application:
On both parts, your will need to provide reasons why and under what conditions you cannot use BC Transit's fixed route system.
If you cannot download the application, you may contact us, and we will be glad to send you one.
Your application will be reviewed by the BC Lift Eligibility Committee. The Committee considers the nature of your physical, visual, and/or mental functional abilities and limitations and how it relates to any potential and existing barriers including:
Provide as much detailed and relevant information as possible. Information you provide is kept confidential. The diagnosis of a potentially limiting illness or condition does not in of itself qualify you.
Within 21 days after the Department of Public Transportation receives your application, the BC Lift Eligibility Committee determines your eligibility.
You are sent a letter explaining conditions of your eligibility which are:
If your conditions change contact us, and update your information.
An ADA card is included with the approval letter. You may use your ADA card on the BC Transit fixed route system to qualify for reduced cash fare or to purchase an Elderly/Person with Disabilities (E/D) bus pass. Show this card when paying half fare or purchasing a bus pass.
Yes you can. We encourage you to use BC Transit's fixed route system if you are able. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) states that the fixed route bus service should be the primary means of public transportation for everyone, including persons with disabilities.
We offer persons with disabilities reduced rates on our fixed route system.
Travel training is available. Contact our Mobility Manager for more information.