BC Transit have temporarily suspended service to start the morning Thursday due to the current weather and road conditions in Greater Victoria.
The transit company said bus service will been suspended until roads have been cleared.
“We expect to start delayed service on routes 50 and 70 shortly,” a statement from the company said.
“We are advising riders to please expect trip delays and cancellations this morning. Safety is our top priority and our team is working hard to get you to your destination.”
Snow began falling around the region Wednesday afternoon and continued until about 3 a.m. this morning.
Freezing rain is expected to begin early Thursday morning.
Winter road conditions in Saanich this morning. Delay your travel if possible to allow crews to work. If you must drive expect delays, drive relative to the road conditions and allow extra stopping distance. #yyjtraffic #Saanich
— Saanich Police (@SaanichPolice) January 6, 2022
Camosun College announced they will be closed today and all on-campus services and classes are cancelled for the day.
BC Ferries have cancelled or delayed sailings due to the adverse weather conditions on several routes, including the Mill Bay/Brentwood Bay sailing. It’s advised to check schedules before heading out.
— Emcon Services Inc., South Island Division (@EmconSouthVI) January 6, 2022