Links and tidbits – January 21, 2013

It's that time for another Links and Tidbits! Here's a fun video about the 100-year-old Grand Central Terminal (see below) via YouTube. Links and…


Tips for snowy travel in winter 2012

Well, the powers that be say 5-10cm of snow will be coming tomorrow (December 19, 2012), so it's time to dust off our reminders for travelling in…


Watch for The Buzzer bloggers on CTV Morning Live!

Just a quick note: did anyone catch Robert on CTV Morning Live this morning? You weren't seeing things! A few of your humble Buzzer bloggers will…


Compass card: more about the region’s new fare system

Look look: we've rolled out a bit more info about Compass card today! Check out the video above and our updated Compass card site. You'll find more…


Fun poll results: 87% prefer a quiet ride on transit

Inspired by a Vancouver Sun article, we asked you on Tuesday whether you liked a quiet transit ride, or wanted more interaction. And after 167…


Fun poll: do you prefer quiet on transit?

Do you keep to yourself on transit? Or would you rather be interacting with others? I thought we'd tackle the subject today, as Pete McMartin has a…


Broadway rapid transit: the view from TransLink

As you may know, there's been much discussion about rapid transit along Broadway to UBC in the news today! That's because the City of Vancouver…


Links and tidbits – November 22, 2012

A great viral video with a great message from Metro Melbourne about dumb ways to die, many of which involve transit!


Full details of proposed 2013 bus service optimization changes are now online: send us your feedback, or come to an open house!

See the detailed proposals and complete the online questionnaire Hey hey: the full details of our proposed 2013 bus service optimization changes…


Heads up: SkyBridge closed for morning of Sunday, Nov 18, 2012

Heads up! As mentioned in the November 2012 Buzzer, SkyBridge will be closed for maintenance from start of service until early afternoon 9:30 am on…


New 555 bus rides over the Port Mann on Dec 1, 2012, and more bus changes coming Dec 3

A big announcement today! Starting December 1, 2012 commuters in Langley and east Surrey can now ride the new #555 bus over the Port Mann Bridge!…


Many fares to increase on January 1, 2013

There’s really no easy way to say this: most of our fares will be going up as of January 1, 2013. You're going to start seeing ads around the region…


All our best to the transit systems in the New York area!

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) YouTube channel posted this video about what the results of Sandy. If you're watching the news or…


Cycling is at its highest levels yet in Metro Vancouver: more insight from our trip diary survey

As Bike to Work Week kicks off this week, we've got a plethora of cycling stats for you from the 2011 TransLink trip diary survey. (As you might…


Bike to Work Week 2012: behind the scenes at a (rainy!) commuter station with Kristin

It's Bike to Work Week this week! And we've asked intrepid TransLink staffer and HUB blogger Kristin Lillyman to share her experiences of the week…


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