What are the costs for riding the bus? Are there any discounts?

Local scheduled routes:

A $2.25 one-way cash fare applies on the local Cowichan Valley bus routes. Exact change is required and this fare is payable at the time of boarding.  Tickets and monthly passes can also be purchased at discounted rates for travel on local scheduled routes.  Children 4 years of age and under ride free with a fare paying adult.

handyDART:

A $2.25 one-way cash fare applies.  Attendants travelling with the handyDART customer to provide required assistance can also ride for free with a fare-paying customer.  Attendants are responsible for the care and assistance of a customer during the trip.

Cowichan Valley Commuter (Routes #66 and #99):

Cash fares on the Cowichan Valley commuter bus are $10.00 (one-way). Exact change is required and this fare is payable at the time of boarding. Tickets and monthly passes can also be purchased for regular transit riders and these provide discounts. Children 4 years of age and under ride free with a fare paying adult.  

Saturday Inter-Regional Service (Route #44 Victoria / Route #44 Duncan):

Cash fares are $10.00 (one-way).  Exact change is required and this fare is payable at the time of boarding.  Children 4 years of age and under ride free when accompanied by a fare paying adult.  CNIB and BC Bus Passes are accepted.

For full fare information please see:

BC Transit's website

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1. What transit services are offered in the Cowichan Valley?
2. Where do I get information on bus routes, schedules, maps and fares?
3. Which bus routes go where?
4. The schedule only lists a few stops, is this all of them?
5. What is On-Request transit?
6. Can I take bikes, toddler bikes and wagons on the bus?
7. Who do I call for lost and found items?
8. What are the costs for riding the bus? Are there any discounts?
9. What is the BC Bus Pass Program?