Transit Service Alerts

Last updated on Aug 10, 2022 - 1:19 pm

6 Harewood

to Downtown

to VIU

Detour Alert (June 15, 2022 - August 2022) - Due to Utility upgrades on Park Ave between Seventh St. and Fifth St., all buses will be routing along Fifth St. to Bruce Ave to Seventh St. As this detour does affect four stops along Park Ave, drivers will be utilizing all pre-existing stops along Bruce Ave. Route Mapping

70 Nanaimo - Cowichan Express

to Cowichan

to Nanaimo Downtown

Detour & Stop Relocation Alert (March 28, 2022 - Ongoing) - Southbound travelers please be advised there will be a minor detour along with a bus stop relocation. The stop currently located on Beverly St. will be now temporarily relocated to 971 Canada Ave. Route Mapping


Special Notice

Summer Schedule Alert (July 4, 2022 - Sept 4, 2022) - Summer schedules takes affect July 4, 2022. This means that all "S" trips will be removed from Routes 1, 5, 15, 20, 30, 40, with a pause on route 92. For schedule information please check out BC Transit Schedule & Mapping 

Special Event - Nanaimo Night Market

Starting July 14, 2022 thru to September 1, 2022 RDN Transit will be providing a non-stop shuttle service Thursday evenings from Nanaimo North Town Center (Near Montana's) to the Nanaimo Night Market (Pick-up/Drop off will be at Front St/Church as a temporary stop for this event). 

Departure Times:

Nanaimo North Town Center; 16:30, 17:30, 18:30, 19:30

Front St./Church; 17:00, 18:00, 19:00, 20:00 

VIU Transit Exchange - Temporary Closure (August 15, 2022 - August 19, 2022)

Due to construction at the VIU Bus Exchange Loop, the exchange will temporarily be closed from August 15 with a tentative reopening on August 19. A temporary exchange will be set up in Parking Lot "W1" along Wakesiah. 

Temporary exchange mapping can be found here.