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…


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…


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…


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