Today marks 125 years of transit in the region!

When you think about what can happen in 125 years, it boggles the mind! Now, think about how far transit and transportation has come since its…


A celebration of 125 years of transit… with a vintage trolley bus!

This summer, you're invited to join our celebration of 125 years of public transit in BC! And wow, do we ever have a lot to to celebrate! Transit…


AGM marks 125 years of transit!

It’s the 125th anniversary of transit in our region! To mark this occasion, this year’s AGM will be more than just a year in review, it will give a…


TransLink first in North America to test copper coating on transit

TransLink will be the first transit system in North America to pilot the use of bacteria and virus killing copper on high-touch transit surfaces.…


The names of Metro Vancouver transit through the years

A staffer scrapes off the BC Transit logo from a a bus in preparation for TransLink's launch. Nearly 130 years ago, on June 25, 1890, transit burst…


It’s time to talk about transit fares

Regular blog readers have been asking about this for years and we're super excited to announce we're looking at our transit fares again! Over the…


February 22, 1890 – the beginning of transit in B.C.

Streetcar on Fort St., Victoria - 1890s Courtesy of BC Archives "Let's go back, let's go back, let's go way on way back when..." - Aretha Franklin…


SkyTrain historical video: Rapid Transit, Rapid Transition, a 1984 promotional video

Repost: Written by Jhenifer Pabillano and originally published February 17, 2011 in celebration of 25 years of SkyTrain! The SkyTrain 25th…


The conductorettes: the first women to drive transit in Vancouver

A group of 33 conductorettes posing in front of the 16th Avenue streetcar at Prior Street barns in 1944. They were at first issued skirts as part of…


A day of transit activity visualized through video!

Static transit maps are great, but dynamic ones are better! You don’t have to tell that to Andrew Walker, Vice…


Looking back at Metro Vancouver’s Transit History with Angus McIntyre!

Angus back in the day June 27th marked 125 years of transit in the region. To honour this special occasion we have been mining old photos, stories…


A day in the life of Metro Vancouver transit

A streetcar sets out for its first ride, 1906 A lot has changed over the last 125 years in this region and transit has changed right along with it!…


I Love Transit 2014: Your painting, cake, crossword, poem, letters, song, and video!

It’s I Love Transit Week and what makes this week so special are the riders sharing their transit with love us. We received many submissions, but…


Developers: Some great transit apps that can help you get where you’re going

Transit App - the location of TransLink HQ is a little off, but close enough! Since we released our transit data to the public at large shortly after…


Announcing I Love Transit Night on Thu Aug 8, 2013!

A collage of five years of I Love Transit Week celebrations! Drumroll please: we've finally got all the details for I Love Transit Night 2013!…


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