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Brrr! Tips for riding transit in snowy weather

Metrotown SkyTrain station, covered in snow this afternoon!

The weather outside is frightful, so it’s a good time to highlight some handy tips for snowy travelling.

Hopefully this isn’t news to you, but if you are planning on taking transit on a snowy day, there are a number of things you might do to prepare for your ride. We listed a bunch of them in the November 2009 print Buzzer [1], and they include:

For our part, we’ll try to get you the latest info on the transit situation through a number of channels:

You can also view our snow plans in these links: here’s a 2010 media release [6], a 2009 blog post about CMBC’s snow plan [7], and a 2009 post about SkyTrain’s snow plan [8]. (Also, here’s a 2009 Vancouver Sun article [9] on how the municipalities are preparing for snow.)

Anyway, hopefully there won’t be snow tomorrow! But if there is, safe travels to all of you and we’ll be working hard to keep the system on track!