Millennium Line's Commercial Station under construction in September 2001 (Photo Credit - Mike on Flickr)

How Transport 2021 transformed the region and Transport 2050 will too

It's 1993. Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" spent nine weeks atop Billboard's Hot 100. The film Jurassic Park grossed nearly $1 billion…


The SkyBridge under construction (Photo by Gordie McDonald, NWPF photo no. 2467)

The SkyBridge, one of the world’s longest transit-only bridges (PHOTOS)

Ride the SkyTrain between Columbia and Scott Road Stations and you’re treated to amazing views of the Fraser River (and the iconic Pattullo Bridge…


New escalators at Waterfront Station's Howe Street entrance

Links & Tidbits: new escalators at Waterfront, transit priority signal at Metrotown and more!

Links & Tidbits is our semi-regular roundup of interesting fodder about transportation and TransLink from the last few weeks or so. If you have…


A person refurbishes a bike at Our Community Bikes.

Pedals for the People program cycles community forward

What we’ve learned in the last year or so is just how important being part of the community is. For Linda Wilson, it’s having a bicycle to buy…


Celebrating Lunar New Year: one perspective

Family and tradition. Those are the pillars for Lunar New Year, no matter where you’re celebrating and who’s celebrating. In North America,…


Reindeer Bus, explained

Like the Vancouver Christmas Market, Bright Nights at Stanley Park, and VanDusen Festival of Lights — the Reindeer Bus is a Metro Vancouver holiday…


Experience Lumiere — an interactive art installation in Vancouver’s West End, Nov. 5–30

New this year is Prismatica — made up of countless colourful giant prisms where visitors can walk through and observe city life in every colour of…


What you can do if you forget something on transit

We all know that that sinking feeling knowing you forgotten something and frantically trying to remember where you might have forgotten it. And of…


ELMTOTs Facebook group serves up laughs, community and everything in between

To tell the story of the Expo Line Memes for TransLink-Oriented Teens (ELMTOTs) Facebook group, we first have to tell the story for New Urbanist…


From I Love Transit Camp to future transportation professional?

Every year, we challenge teachers and K-12 students to take learning beyond the classroom during I Love Transit week, which is the first full week…


Transit rider Lucas Gates

How to build the confidence to ride transit

Trip plan, doing it and just repetition until you’re comfortable. That’s the advice from Lucas Gates, a relatively new transit commuter. He…


Teachers! This is how you can enter to win a visit from a TransLink bus or transit tickets for your class

Oct. 5–9 is I Love Transit: Be Kind, Be Calm and Be Safe. It's a week-long celebration of all things transit and as part of that, we have myriad…


Kids Ride Free

I Love Transit 2020: K–12 students ride the bus for free, Oct. 5–9

Every day is a great day to take transit, but there's no better week to hop on a bus than I Love Transit week! From October 5–9, 2020, students in…


Green Timbers Urban Forest

This is the ultimate guide to a bicycle adventure to Green Timbers in Surrey

We know parks are a popular place to visit — that's why we shared five Metro Vancouver Regional Parks to explore this summer by transit. We're back…


PHOTOS: Behind the scenes printing decals for mandatory masks

TransLink’s service area spans more than 1,800 square kilometres, which makes it the largest in Canada by far! What does that mean? It means more…


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