Free joint regional bus service announced for tertiary students
The service is a joint venture between the University of Waikato, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology and the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, along with a grant from the New Zealand Transport Association (NZTA).
Omokoroa bus services - update on new route and timetable
Public feedback following consultation has resulted in changes to the bus route and timetable in Ōmokoroa.
Roadworks on Domain Road will impact some school bus routes
The afternoon trips only will be affected by the closure of the southbound lane on Domain Road
Minor changes to some Tauranga timetables and routes Monday 14 October
A handful of changes are being made to the Tauranga Bayhopper network following feedback from the public.
Growth in bus bike rack use as World Car Free Day looms
Bay of Plenty Regional Council is celebrating World Car Free Day on Sunday September 22 by providing free bus travel around the region and recent figures show that some bus users are ditching their cars altogether.
SuperGold card free travel extended from August 19
Eligible card holders (aged 65 and over) will now have free bus travel on the regional network from 9am on weekdays, and all day on weekends.
Fare-free school bus trial given green light by Regional Council
A one-year trial in 2020 of fare-free bus transport for Tauranga school students has been adopted as part of Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Annual Plan 2019/20.