Where our buses sleep at night, explained

You ride our buses during the day, but what happens when they go home at night? Well, just like the rest of us, our buses need some downtime and TLC…


Shelter buses, explained

You’ve heard of bus shelters but how about shelter buses? A shelter bus is a bus that is dispatched by Transit Communications (T-Comm) to local…


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…


Bus bulbs reduce the travel times and transform Metro Vancouver streets

If you've taken a stroll along Robson street lately, you might noticed some recent changes. Temporary patios now line the sidewalk, live music…


How is TransLink funded?

  Many of you inquired over the previous few weeks about how funding at TransLink works. One of the most common questions we received were…


Why are escalators at SkyTrain stations out of service so often?

At a height of 13 metres (43 feet), the escalators at Metrotown Station's west stationhouse are the second highest in the SkyTrain system, surpassed…


Your questions answered about snowy weather preparations

Today is an extreme travel day and our transit system hasn’t escaped the impact of the snow. We’re receiving a high volume of enquiries about transit…


Behind-the-scenes with Transit Security

Who are the sharp looking officers in the blue uniform walking around your neighbourhood bus loop? These are Coast Mountain Bus Company’s one and…


National AccessAbility Week

8 ways TransLink promotes accessibility

May 26 - June 1 is National AccessAbility Week - a week dedicated to changing the way we think, talk and act about accessibility and inclusion.…


Turning the Tides on Temperature: Buses and SkyTrains

Winter is gone, and summer is coming! Aside from the season and unpredictable Vancity weather, the temperatures are changing too. We’re here to…


TransLink Green New Flyer Bus

A little more about that colour green and our new buses

Colours in the green-yellow spectrum are perceived as conveying movement and speed. As we mentioned in a previous post, we’re changing the colour of…


TransLink Green New Flyer Bus

Why are TransLink buses green now?

As these new buses arrive, we’ll put them into service on the existing network Hey Metro Vancouver! As some of you might have noticed, new buses have…


Meet Laureen: Your evergreen SkyTrain voice lady

It's been nearly two decades since Laureen came on board Hop on a SkyTrain and you’ll hear a woman’s voice on the public address system, telling you…


Meet Your Transit Police: 5 things you might not know!

Cst. Avgerinos and Cst. Cheng speaking to a transit operator at Braid Station. National Police Week is May 13–19! This week, police forces across…


10-Year Vision Spotlight – North Shore, Burnaby and New Westminster

SeaBus service will be extended to meet the last Canada Line train as part of the planned improvements in Phase Two of the 10-Year Vision. This post…


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