Winter Rider Alerts

Page Last Updated: January 3, 2019 at 4:38 p.m.

Stops and routes affected as of today:

Level 1


Level 2


Level 3


When snow and ice impacts road conditions, BFT will adjust routes to ensure the safety of our passengers and employees. Depending on the severity of the weather and road conditions, we will announce winter rider alerts to restrict routes to main roads in an effort to avoid slippery neighborhood streets and hills. More restrictions come with higher levels, with Level 3 indicating a cancellation of a specific route, routes, or all service.

You can find out if your bus route has been affected by checking this page, or calling Customer Service at 509.735.5100.

Weather and Road Conditions:

  • Level 1 Minor – Minor detours. Possibility of multiple stops out-of-service.
  • Level 2 Intermediate – Major detours. Possibility of multiple stops and routes out-of-service.
  • Level 3 Major – Suspension of all bus and Dial-A-Ride services.

Level 1 Map


Level 2 Map


Level 3 

In the event of a Level 3 Winter Rider alert, all routes will be suspended until further notice.