Travel training manager Chris Chan stands outside Lansdowne Station

Travel-training workshops aim to set new riders up for success

Public transit in every city has its own distinct quirks. Chris Chan learned this as a newcomer to Canada in the 1990s. Arriving from Hong Kong,…


A SkyTrain Attendant monitoring the tracks as the train travels towards Lougheed Town Centre Station

This is why you see SkyTrain Attendants onboard during snow

Nothing is immune when adverse winter weather wallops a city. There's no panacea, but the accompanying challenges can be mitigated through smart…


Art Wittich, a SkyTrain vehicle technologist, shows the hockey stick used to clear ice from doors during the winter season.

The most Canadian solution to keep SkyTrain customers moving, eh?

Art Wittich, a SkyTrain vehicle technologist, shows the hockey stick used to clear ice from doors during the winter season. Winter weather can wreak…


Filming onboard the West Coast Express

Helping Hollywood North: how TransLink supports film productions in Metro Vancouver

Vancouver never plays itself owing to our region's ability to masquerade as every city imaginable, including unnamed cities, futuristic cities, New…


Paula Themmen and Layla Robson

How transit has been a live classroom for these engineering students

To solve problems. That's the job description for an engineer. And both Layla Robson and Paula Themmen have strong ambitions to solve a huge problem…


Celina taps her Compass Card on the faregate to enter Olympic Village Station

Celina taps into her community thanks to transit

Celina couldn't get a driver's license when she was younger and there wasn't public transit in the small town she grew up in. Hearing that, you…


Lauren walks her bike from the elevator to the SkyTrain platform at Olympic Village Station

Transit is Lauren’s raincoat during the fall and winter months

The fall and winter months bring about unpredictable weather in our part of the world. Sunshine in the morning can turn into showers in the afternoon…


Vancouver actor Seth Rogen records his voice announcements for the SkyTrain system

This TransLink voice announcement played on a Jeopardy episode

"That's Canadian Entertainment" for $600 please. "This Vancouver native lent his voice to the city's public transit in 2018; here's a sample — 'Get…


The PNE Special bus arrives at Hastings and Renfrew

Have your ticket for the 2021 PNE Fair, Aug. 21 to Sept. 6? Take transit there

Whether it’s sports games, concerts or a night out, no matter the event, we’re here to take you to the people and places you love, and back home…


A nurse preparing onboard the mobile vaccine bus

This is how the mobile vaccine bus works

We’ve partnered with Fraser Health to roll out the Mobile Vaccine Bus to make it as easy as possible for people to get their COVID-19 vaccine. The…


A tag is attached to your bike at the Bike Valet

Cycle to Mount Pleasant and use the bike valet, Aug. 7-8 and 14-15

The restart is here and we couldn’t be more excited to help you reconnect with the people and places you love — whether that's by transit, cycling or…


A row of Brill trolley buses in Sandon

This is where you should go next on your B.C. road trip

Road trips to B.C.'s interior are popular during the summer months, whether it's to camp, hike, or visit a vineyard in the the Okanagan — the…


Albert Lau

The windfalls of knowing a second language

Among second-generation Canadians, it’s common to not have a strong command of their mother tongue growing up — but not Albert Lau. Although he’s…


A portrait of bus operator Paramjit Grewal

Transit was there for Parm, now she’s here for transit

Parm Grewal fondly remembers taking transit as a student and newcomer to Metro Vancouver. The 8 Fraser / Downtown bus was her ride to groceries.…


A community shuttle bus with Special on the destination design

VIDEO: TransLink to provide shuttles to vaccination sites for vulnerable community groups

TransLink is partnering with Fraser Health to launch a vaccine shuttle program to help people facing transportation challenges accessing their…


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