Does B.C. Transit enforce its no-idling regulations?

Why is it that B.C. Transit drivers fail to turn off their engines when parking for well over a minute at the Station Road facility?

Why is it that B.C. Transit drivers fail to turn off their engines when parking for well over a minute at the Station Road facility despite company regulations that state: “When operating  a bus in the range of 0 C and 30 C, upon arriving at terminus … (if) anticipated you will be parked for a period beyond one minute, shut off your engine unless customers are loading or exiting.”

Every day, all day and evening, I see buses idling for as much as 10 minutes with no one loading or exiting.

Is no one monitoring the drivers? Do none of them care about pollution?

Bruce Paddle



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