A bus driving on Burrard Street in downtown Vancouver

“Bus stop balancing” shaves 5 minutes off a roundtrip ride on this route

GEICO says fifteen minutes could save you 15 per cent or more on car insurance...bus stop balancing could save you five minutes or more on travel…


The R4 41st Ave RapidBus at the University of British Columbia

TransLink joins Project Greenlight, a platform accelerating smart and sustainabile transformation

The Vancouver Economic Commission has debuted Project Greenlight, a regional demonstration platform that facilitates connections between public and…


PCO device onboard a bus

TransLink tests technology to sanitize air on buses

TransLink looks at new ways to keep transit safe and clean for customers TransLink is testing a technology called photocatalytic oxidation (PCO) to…


One of the buses used for the copper pilot

Copper kills up to 99.9% of bacteria on transit surfaces, study finds

Results from TransLink’s industry-leading trial show that copper is effective at killing bacteria on high-touch transit surfaces. Based on…


TransLink expands battery-electric bus fleet

TransLink has awarded a contract to Nova Bus to bring 15 more battery-electric buses to our fleet. This order will more than quadruple our current…


Cutting-edge transit — Exploring new ways to combat COVID-19

Over the past eight months, our team at TransLink has been working tirelessly to keep Metro Vancouver’s transit system as safe as possible. Given…


man commuting on the Skytrain with a face mask

Seven ways the pandemic is reshaping transportation

  The global public health crisis has disrupted cities and transportation around the world. Beyond the immediate and acute shocks, the impacts…


TransLink first in North America to test copper coating on transit

TransLink will be the first transit system in North America to pilot the use of bacteria and virus killing copper on high-touch transit surfaces.…


VIDEO: Future of Urban Space and Streets: Bikes, Buses, Pedestrians

The pandemic is challenging cities to reimagine how urban space and streets are used. From tactical bike infrastructure, to bus priority lanes, to…


VIDEO: How TransLink Sparked A Regional Conversation On The Future Of Transportation

#Transport2050 is TransLink’s largest-ever public engagement. Find out how we challenged the region to think big and helped make a complex planning…


Transit = Urban Recovery

COVID-19 has dimmed the vibrancy of urban centres across the globe and spurred some to question whether we are witnessing “the end of cities.”  The…


Why does TransLink care about cycling?

When most people hear the word TransLink, they likely think about buses, SkyTrain, the Canada Line, or the SeaBus.  Cycling is not the first thing…


Read the Transport 2050 Phase One Engagement Report

TransLink is releasing the report from the first phase of public engagement for Transport 2050, Metro Vancouver’s blueprint for the next 30 years of…


4,000+ bold and creative ideas

Record-high 31,682 responses for Transport 2050 Phase One engagement

Three of the more than 4,000 bold and creative ideas submitted as part of Transport 2050: Phase One engagement. Expanding and improving Metro…


#Transport2050: UBC’s AnnaLisa Meyboom on apps, autonomous vehicles, and reimagined roads

By: AnnaLisa Meyboom, Assistant Professor, UBC Clean Energy Research Centre and author, Driverless Urban Futures We’ve asked thought leaders to share…


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