Lamar Transit Advertising

Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in Canada. We offer a wide range of displays throughout the provinces of British Columbia and Ontario to meet your advertising goals.


Vancouver Office:
Jay Sharpe
Vice President / General Manager
British Columbia
3280 Production Way
Burnaby, BC V5A 4R4
Phone: (800) 233-9942 – Fax: (604) 528-6251 

Victoria Office:
Darren Peck, Sales Manager
1095 McKenzie Avenue
3rd Floor
Victoria, BC V8P 2L5
Phone: (250) 475-6243 – Fax: (250) 475-6245

Kelowna Office:
Darren Peck, Sales Manager
210 347 Leon Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 8C7
Phone: (250) 475-6243 – Fax: (250) 862-4959

Billboard Office:
Lina Woodward, Account Executive
3976 Portage Road
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 2K9
Phone: (905) 357-1226 – Fax: (519) 434-9266 

Transit Advertising Office:
Duncan Gardner, Sales Manager
3400 Ridgeway Drive
Unit #2
Mississauga, ON L7L 0A2
Phone: (905) 364-2200 – Fax: (905) 364-2201

Through its exclusive advertising rights with Translink, BC Transit and InTransit BC, Lamar Advertising of British Columbia is proud to market and manage advertising in and on all transit systems in British Columbia. Whether it’s buses province-wide or Vancouver’s Sky Train, Canada Line, Seabus and West Coast Express, we make transit advertising in British Columbia easy! Lamar offers turn-key transit advertising solutions in all British Columbia markets including:

  • Vancouver: Canada’s third largest city with a population of just over 2.3 million. The only North American city without a freeway system making it uniquely suited for transit advertising thanks to the high visibility and long exposure transit ads receive on heavily trafficked bridges, arteries and thoroughfares. Vancouver boasts a fleet of over 1400 buses and 340 rapid rail cars plus 51 rapid rail stations all of which offer unique and effective advertising options through Lamar.
  • Victoria: The capital of British Columbia with a population of over 330,000. Touted as the “Garden City,” Victoria’s year round mild weather and numerous local attractions draw local visitors and tourist from all over seeking fun and outdoor adventure. Victoria offers a fleet of over 260 buses which includes 59 Double Decker buses ideal for “high” impact transit advertising.
  • Kelowna: BC’s third largest market with a population just over 109,500. Nestled in the center of the Okanagan Valley, Kelowna is amicably known as the Napa Valley of Canada. A delightful day can be spent sampling the award-winning wines of the many wineries, while several championship golf courses draw enthusiasts from all parts of the globe. Kelowna operates a fleet of 60 buses (including Double Deckers) on 22 routes.
  • Vancouver Island/Sunshine Coast (Nanaimo, Campbell River, Courtenay, Cowichan Valley, Port Alberni, Powell River, Sechelt, Squamish)
  • Fraser Valley (Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack)
  • Okanagan (Kamloops, Vernon, Penticton)
  • Kootenays (Trail, Castlegar, Nelson, Cranbrook)
  • BC North (Prince George, Prince Rupert, Williams Lake, Terrace, Kitimat, Dawson Creek, Fort St. John)
Lamar Advertising of Ontario offers turn-key transit advertising in London, Kingston, Burlington, and Mississauga. We also offer Billboard advertising throughout the Niagara Peninsula.

  • London: The Regional center of South Western Ontario with a population just over 366,000. Is one of the Leading educational centers in the country. The University of Western Ontario, which educates over 30,000 students a year, attracts scholars and professional people from around the world. London offers a fleet of 180 buses with 41 bus routes that rotate on different routes every day, giving you city wide exposure.
  • Kingston: Recognized as one of the best places to live and work in Canada for young professionals with a population just over 123,000. Kingston offers a fleet of 48 buses and services all three schools of higher education in the region: Queen’s University, St. Lawrence College, and RMC.
  • Mississauga: Canada’s sixth most populous city which has developed as a suburb of Toronto with a population just over 713,000 and a fleet of 446 buses. MiWay (formerly Mississauga Transit), provides bus service across the city and connects to the Toronto subway as well as to RT, GO Transit, Oakville Transit and Brampton Transit.
  • Niagara Falls: Home to the world famous Horseshoe Falls, this booming tourist area welcomes over 29 million tourists each year to enjoy the many attractions, world class hotels and restaurants, and exciting nightlife.
  • Markets with Billboard Inventory: Our inventory is strategically located throughout the Niagara Peninsula with thorough coverage in the city of Niagara Falls delivering approximately 100 billboards in premium locations. Regional coverage is complemented with another 100 billboards in nearby St.Catharines, Thorold, Welland, Beamsville, Fort Erie, and Fonthill.




lamarTraditional Kings (30″ X 139″)

Available in all Lamar Transit Canada markets, kings are the traditional “go-to” display for cost-effective reach, frequency and consistency across all Canadian markets. Kings can be direct application or framed and are posted on curbside and/or driver side. Contact your Lamar representative to confirm market specific posting details. 





Traditional Seventies (21″ X 70″)

For campaigns that demand wide fleet coverage and cost-efficiency. Seventies are also available in all Lamar Transit Canada markets. Seventies can be direct application or framed and are posted on curbside and/or rears. Contact your Lamar representative to confirm market specific posting details.


lamarSuper Kings, Kongs, Headliners, King Kongs, Full Sides

Looking to step up from traditional kings and magnify their brand, more and more advertisers are moving to larger format side displays like Super Kings or Kongs with headliners, King Kongs and even Full Sides. In addition to the increased field of view, these displays give your design team a lot more creative space to work with. Note that headliners must accompany a Super King, Kong or king and are not offered as a “stand alone” product. Contact your Lamar representative to confirm market specific posting details and window coverage restrictions.



Full Wraps

Full Wraps simply get noticed! For marketers who want visual impact from all directions and to create a buzz on the streets, it’s Full Wraps all the way! Full Wraps make each impression count. Full Wraps are offered in virtually all Lamar markets in Canada. Contact your Lamar representative to confirm market specific posting details and window coverage restrictions.

lamarSuper Tails and Full Backs

Super Tails and Full Backs are transit’s most “in your face” option. Super Tails make for a great bus back alternative to a bus king campaign. And Full Backs are moving billboards that get your brand above the traffic line. Contact your Lamar representative to confirm market specific posting details and window coverage restrictions.



BC Double Deckers

Victoria and Kelowna BC are among the very few North American markets that employ the iconic Double Decker bus as part of their public transit fleet. These special buses are typically deployed to high traffic long haul routes given their passenger load capabilities. Towering two stories tall these buses offer advertisers some seriously “high” impact marketing! BC Double Decker buses can accommodate Full Wraps, full backs and Super Kings. Contact your Lamar representative to confirm market specific posting details and window coverage restrictions.



Vancouver Sky Train, Canada Line and West Coast Express

Vancouver boasts an extensive commuter rail system that connects most outlying communities with Vancouver’s downtown core. The main Metro Vancouver lines consist of the Expo, Millennium and Canada Lines.  These lines serve 46 stations combined, and over 295,000 daily boardings. West Coast Express is an LRT system that connects the Fraser Valley with downtown Vancouver and all points in between.



Lamar Train Wraps ans strips

Train Wraps and Strips

Sky Train and/or Canada Line Wraps and Strips offer the biggest and boldest option for “system-wide” exposure. Much of the Sky Train system is well above grade. As such, advertisers benefit from vehicle and pedestrian exposure on top of the captive commuter audience in each and every station.



Platform Posters & Backlit Station Posters

Stand out in front of the crowd! Virtually every Sky Train, Canada Line and West Coast Express Station can accommodate traditional station/platform posters. With the option of station-specific posting station posters are the ideal displays for geographically targeting a large captive audience. For something different from traditional station/platform posters, Lamar also offers backlit station posters which are free standing units displaying three scrolling faces and are typically situated in more exclusive areas of the stations. Either option offer advertisers cost-effective exposure to Metro Vancouver’s over 295,000 daily commuters. Contact your Lamar representative for poster sizes and station availability.



Station Wall Murals, Floor Graphics & Station Dominations

They say when it comes to outdoor advertising “bigger is better”. At Lamar, we believe the same can be said for indoor advertising too! And with station wall murals and floor graphics you can’t much bigger! Our wall and floor positions are located in key high traffic downtown stations offering advertisers an opportunity for big impact on a big audience. And for the ultimate in branding impact, ask your Lamar representative about a Station Domination where no matter where commuters look…there you are! Contact your Lamar representative for wall and floor sizes, locations and availability.



Seabus is Metro Vancouver’s only public passenger water ferry and part of Vancouver’s public transit system. Seabus connects Vancouver’s affluent North Shore communities to Vancouver’s downtown and all other public transit systems. Average monthly ridership exceeds 500,000 boardings with numbers even higher during the busy summer tourist season.

lamarSeabus Kings

Exactly the same size as a bus king Seabus kings are prominently posted overhead and directly in front Seabus passengers in the holding/boarding areas. Seabus kings offer unsurpassed dwell times and exposure to a captive audience.

lamarTurnstile Wraps

With Seabus Turnstile wraps every passenger comes in contact with your brand. Unique and “out-of-the-box” turnstiles wraps are sure to turn some heads!

Seabus-Floor GraphicsSeabus Floor Graphics

Strategically positioned inside the Seabus holding/boarding area, Seabus floor graphics are the ideal extension of turnstile wraps and passengers’ interaction with your brand.



Transit Interiors

Transit riders make purchase decisions everyday on their way to and from work, recreation and shopping! With transit interior displays you can influence those purchase decisions on the spot and with a captive audience. More and more savvy advertisers are turning to transit interior displays to support their digital mobile marketing efforts by driving riders online through interactive promotions or even QR codes.  

Interior options include the traditional 11″ X 35″ interior card which is accepted by almost every transit vehicles, including buses or trains, in all of Lamar’s Canadian markets. 28″ X 20″ vertical posters can be found in all of Metro Vancouver’s rapid rail train cars. And for something completely different look overhead for our signature 36″ X 24″ Michaelangelos ceiling displays in select Lamar markets.  Contact your Lamar representative to confirm market specific interior options and posting details.

lamarNiagara Region Outdoor

Lamar can provide great coverage with 10’ x 20’ posters throughout the Niagara Region, featuring prime locations in the heart of the city of Niagara Falls’ tourist district.

lamarOne of two digital billboards in our Niagara Falls inventory, this 12’ x 12’ screen sits directly in front of the Rainbow Bridge crossing to the United States. Digital billboards offer a bright and vibrant large format presence combined with creative flexibility not available with static posters.
lamarOur coverage area extends throughout the Niagara Region, east to include the towns of St. Catharines, Welland and Beamsville all the way to Fort Erie in the west. Lamar offers terrific poster locations in the most relevant high traffic areas of these growing communities. Contact your Lamar representation for location maps.

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