In light of information we’ve learned through news stories on May 24, 2018, of serious allegations against actor Morgan Freeman, TransLink has decided to pause his voice announcements as part of a VISA ad campaign on the transit system. We will be reaching out to VISA to discuss further.
– TransLink Media Relations
If you’re of the 35% of poll respondents who opt not to listen to anything while traveling on transit , you’ve likely heard a familiar voice during your commute. In celebration of Tap to Pay launching  on May 22, 2018, you will now hear Morgan Freeman welcoming SkyTrain and bus riders into Vancouver by sharing some fun facts, etiquette reminders and a heads up that you can now Tap to Pay with your contactless Visa and Mastercard credit card or Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Google Pay at Compass Card readers across the system.
If you’ve missed his characteristic charm over the announcement, listen to all of the recordings below and take part in our poll by letting us know which is your fave!
Which Morgan Freeman announcement is your fave?
Total Voters: 215
For more on Tap to Pay, check out our website translink.ca/taptopay