Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission


The Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission (BVRTSC) was formally established on April 21, 2011.

The BVRTSC is a government agency, made up of the towns of Banff and Canmore and Improvement District 9, and is authorized to provide public passenger transportation services in the Bow Valley.

The BVRTSC operates as Roam Transit and provides transportation service locally within the towns of Banff and Canmore. Additionally, Roam Transit provides direct service regionally from Banff to Canmore and Lake Louise.


2024 Monthly Meeting Agenda and Minutes

2024

January 3rd, 2024 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

February 14th, 2024 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

March 13th, 2024 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

April 17th, 2024 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

May 8th, 2024 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

June 12th, 2024 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

July 10th, 2024 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

August 14th, 2024 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

September 11th, 2024 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

October 9th, 2024 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

November 13th, 2024 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

December 11th, 2024 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

Strategic Plans, Budgets and Bylaws

BVRTSC Business and Strategic Plan 2021-2024

Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission 2021-2024 Strategic and Business Plan (PDF – 3.8MB).

2024-2026 Approved Operating Budget

Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission 2024-2026 Operating Budget (PDF – 434KB).

2024-2033 Approved Capital Budget

Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission 2024-2033 Capital Budget (PDF – 511KB).

Commission Bylaws

Commission Approved Operating Bylaw (PDF-648kB)
BVRTSC Board and Chair Appointment Bylaw (PDF-159kB)
BVRTSC Fees Charged Bylaw (PDF-142kB)
Alberta Regulation 59-2011 (PDF-284kB)

Objectives of the Commission

  • To provide and coordinate local and regional transit services within the service area
  • To attract more transit users; and
  • To contribute towards improved air quality and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions

Mission

Mission Statement – “Operate, enhance and grow our regional transit system through innovative transportation solutions, to ensure that residents and visitors are able to live, work and play in the Bow Valley without the use of a private vehicle.”

It shall be the mission of the BVRTSC to:

  • Create new and enhanced transit services that are part of a regional transit system that would enhance the experience of existing riders and attract new riders and visitors to the Bow Valley Region;
  • Increase the share of local and regional trips completed on transit within the Bow Valley Region;
  • Enhance the transit customer’s experience in using transit and their knowledge of the Bow Valley Region;
  • Provide integration between local, regional and seasonal transit services;
  • Provide excellent customer service to transit passengers;
  • Improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector;
  • Reduce deaths and injuries on local and provincial roadways; and
  • Raise the local and international awareness of the sustainable transit mobility options within the Bow Valley region.

Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission Board of Directors

Dave SchebekChairCouncillor, Improvement District 9
Grant CanningVice ChairCouncillor, Town of Banff
Alexandra ParkinsonBoard DirectorCouncillor, Improvement District 9
Barb PelhamBoard DirectorCouncillor, Town of Banff
Sean KrausertBoard DirectorMayor, Town of Canmore
Tanya FoubertBoard DirectorCouncillor, Town of Canmore

Non-Voting Representatives

Daniella RubelingVisitor Experience Manager, Banff Field UnitParks Canada
Jed CochraneVisitor Experience Manager, Lake Louise Field UnitParks Canada

BVRTSC Administration Lead

Martin BeanChief Administrative OfficerBVRTSC

The BVRTSC Board of Directors regular meeting is held monthly, at 2pm on the second Wednesday of each month, at the Roam Transit Operations and Training Centre (111 Hawk Avenue) in Banff, as well as on Zoom. Members of the public are welcome to attend the board meetings.
Please confirm all meeting dates and times under the ‘Monthly Meeting Agenda and Minutes’ listing at the top right of this page.

Past Monthly Meeting Agenda and Minutes

2023

January 11, 2023 Regular Meeting
Meeting Cancelled

February 8th, 2023 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

March 8th, 2023 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

April 12th, 2023 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

May 10th, 2023 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

June 14th, 2023 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

July 12th, 2023 Regular Meeting
Meeting Cancelled

August 16th, 2023 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

September 6th, 2023 Regular Meeting
Agenda
10am – 12pm
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

October 18th, 2023 Regular Meeting and Annual Organization Meeting
Agenda
AOM Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes
October AOM Signed Minutes

November 8th, 2023 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

December 13th, 2023 at 10am-11:30am Regular Meeting (Zoom Only)
Meeting Cancelled

2022

December 15th, 2022 at 10am-11:30am Regular Meeting (Zoom Only)
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

November 09th, 2022 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

October 17th, 2022 Regular Meeting and Annual Organization Meeting
Agenda
AOM Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes
October AOM Signed Minutes

September 14th, 2022 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

August 10th, 2022 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

July 13th, 2022 Regular Meeting
Meeting Cancelled

June 8th, 2022 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

May 11th, 2022 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

April 13th, 2022 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

March 9th, 2022 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

February 9th, 2022 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

January 12, 2021 Regular Meeting
Meeting Cancelled

2021

January 13, 2021 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

February 10, 2021 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

March 17, 2021 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

April 14, 2021 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

May 12, 2021 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

June 9, 2021 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

July 14, 2021 Regular Meeting
Meeting Cancelled

August 11, 2021 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

September 8, 2021 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

October 13, 2021 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

October 13, 2021 AOM Meeting
AOM Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
October AOM Signed Minutes

November 10, 2021 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

December 10, 2021 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

2020

January 08, 2020 Regular Meeting
Meeting Cancelled

February 12, 2020 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

March 10, 2020 Regular Meeting (At Banff Fenlands)
Agenda
Signed Minutes

April 8, 2020 Regular Meeting
Agenda Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

May 13, 2020 Regular Meeting
Agenda Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

June 10, 2020 Regular Meeting
Agenda Virtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

July 8, 2020 Regular Meeting
AgendaVirtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

August 12, 2020 Regular Meeting
AgendaVirtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

September 9, 2020 Regular Meeting
AgendaVirtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

Sept. 29, 2020 Budget MeetingSigned Minutes

October 30, 2020 Regular Meeting
AgendaVirtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes
October 30, 2020 Annual Organizational Meeting (Following Regular Meeting)
AOM Meeting Agenda
AOM Signed Minutes

November 18, 2020 Regular Meeting
AgendaVirtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

December 9, 2020 Regular Meeting
AgendaVirtual Meeting – For public attendance please email info@roamtransit.com to request access.
Signed Minutes

2019

January 09, 2019 Regular Meeting
Meeting Cancelled

February 13, 2019 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

March 13, 2019 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

April 10, 2019 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

May 8, 2019 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

June 12, 2019 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

July, 2019 Regular Meeting
– Meeting Cancelled –

August 14, 2019 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

September 11, 2019 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

October 23, 2019 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

October 23, 2019 Annual Organizational Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

November 13, 2019 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

December 11, 2019 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

2018

January 10, 2018 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

February 14, 2018 Regular Meeting – CANCELLED
Agenda
Signed Minutes

March 14, 2018 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

April 11, 2018 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

May 09, 2018 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

June 13 2018 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

July 11 2018 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

August 8 2018 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

September 12 2018 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

October 17 2018 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

November 14 2018 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

December 12 2018 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

2017

January 11, 2017 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

February 8, 2017 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

March 8, 2017 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

April 12, 2017 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

May 10, 2017 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

June 14, 2017 Regular Meeting – CANCELLED
Agenda
Signed Minutes

July 19, 2017 Regular Meeting – Fenlands Meeting Room 2
Agenda
Signed Minutes

August 9, 2017 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

September 6, 2017 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

October 11, 2017 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

October 11, 2017 Annual Organisational Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

November 8, 2017 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

December 13, 2017 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

2016

January 13, 2016 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

February 10, 2016 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

March 09, 2016 Regular Meeting CANCELLED
Agenda
Signed Minutes

April 13, 2016 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

May 11, 2016 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

June 08, 2016 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

July 14, 2016 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

August 10, 2016 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

September 14, 2016 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

September 28, 2016 Special Budget Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

October 20, 2016 Regular Meeting CANCELLED
Agenda
Signed Minutes

*Note Revised Date
November 03, 2016 Regular Meeting @ 2:00PM
Annual Organizational Meeting Immediately Following

Agenda
Signed Minutes
Signed AOM Minutes

December 14, 2016 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

2015

January 14, 2015 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

February 11, 2015 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

March 11, 2015 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

April 8, 2015 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

May 13, 2015 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

June 10, 2015 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

July 8, 2015 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

August 26, 2015 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

September 9, 2015 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

October 14, 2015 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

October 14, 2015 Annual Organizational Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

November 19, 2015 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes

December 09, 2015 Regular Meeting
Agenda
Signed Minutes