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

June 27th marked 125 years of transit in the region. To honour this special occasion we have been mining old photos, stories and even brought a…


Exhibit of Angus McIntyre’s historical transit photos starts on September 16, 2012

Friend of the blog and well known transit figure Angus McIntyre is exhibiting his photos from the late-night shift in East Vancouver. The photos in…


Bus photos old and new from Angus McIntyre

Angus McIntyre, dear Buzzer friend and retired trolley driver, sent in a few photos for us to share today. (He's sent in vintage photos before!)…


A story by retired bus operator Angus McIntyre

http://youtu.be/a8qoEa6G_RY A local transit legend has been recently featured in one of the videos the Vancouver Park Board has commissioned as part…


Angus McIntyre’s retirement ride

To celebrate his last day after more than 40 years on the job, Angus McIntyre took a Brill trolley out for a ride yesterday evening, packed with…


Angus McIntyre retires after 40 years behind the wheel

After driving buses for 41 years, Angus McIntyre has announced he will be retiring at the end of May! His last official day will be Tuesday Monday…


Podcast: Angus McIntyre celebrates 40 years as a driver

Transit operator Angus McIntyre celebrated 40 years of driving Vancouver buses on Tuesday, August 25! On that very day, Angus started with B.C.…


Vehicles driving across the Knight Street Bridge the first bridge repaved with innovative material

Knight Street Bridge: the first bridge repaved with innovative material

As you travel across the Knight Street Bridge, you’re driving on innovation. It’s the first and longest bridge span in Metro Vancouver and the…


Passengers line up at Queen Elizabeth Park on Cambie St to board trolley coach 2054 on the first day of regular trolley service 1948

Vancouver’s 75-year journey with electric buses: sustainable transit solutions

As the world grapples with the urgent need to address climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, public transit agencies around the globe…


Night view of T-44 Brill 2963 at Stanley Park Loop

Metro Vancouver’s trolley buses celebrate 74 years in service

It's been 74 years since electric-trolley buses hit the streets of Vancouver and today, TransLink has one of the largest trolleybus fleets in North…


June 27 marks 130 years of public transit in Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver’s first public transit vehicle was an electric streetcar that rolled down Main Street in the City of Vancouver for the first time on…


I Love Transit - Angus McIntyre

From one Metro Vancouver institution to another: a retired bus operator on Army & Navy

After temporarily closing like other retailers in March to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Canadian department store Army & Navy…


I Love Transit - Angus McIntyre

I Love Transit 2019: 40 years behind the wheel

It’s I Love Transit week, October 7–11, and we’re bringing you stories about our customers, staff, transit enthusiasts and all things we love about…


Grey Cup at Empire Stadium in 1966

PNE Fair: More transit service to get you there!

Whether it's sports games, concerts or a night out — no matter the event — we're here to get you where you need to be and back home again.…


What you missed and more chances to take part: Trolleybus anniversary and pop-up shop

August 16, 2018 marked a big day for transit enthusiasts! The streets of downtown Vancouver welcomed a Canadian Car-Brill T-48A back on its roads to…


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