Seven things to know about Surrey LRT

UPDATE – Nov, 06, 2018: In light of the resolution passed by the City of Surrey council we are pausing work on the Surrey-Newton-Guildford LRT…


Where do our transit vehicles sleep at night?

Buses all settled and snuggled in for the night! Our transit vehicles spend their days moving many people around Metro Vancouver, but have you ever…


Once upon a chime

Have you ever wondered where the iconic SkyTrain chime came from? Well, today is your lucky day because we’ve got an answer for you! Once upon a…


Surviving the Post-Labour Day Crunch

Students and commuters are gearing up for the Post-Labour Day Crunch (PLDC), or better known as - returning to the daily grind, after a brief summer…


This is why there’s a third platform at Stadium – Chinatown SkyTrain station

The third platform at Stadium-Chinatown Station, in use during the 1980s! The third track is the one on the far left of the photo.   A SkyTrain…


TransLink is responsible for more than just transit?!

Cycling isn’t just one of the healthiest ways to travel, but it’s also a pollution-free mode of transport. Did you know that cycling 10km each way…


This lady is the voice of SkyTrain

Laureen Regan is the voice behind announcements on the SkyTrain system! Hop on a SkyTrain and you’ll hear a woman’s voice on the public address…


What the heat wave means for SkyTrain

Orange is the new... blue? Hazy, smokey morning views over Stadium-Chinatown Station! ^cj A post shared by TransLink (@translinkbc) on Aug 3, 2017…


SkyTrain OMC

Behind The Scenes: A look into the remake of a Mark I SkyTrain

If you've ever taken the SkyTrain in Metro Vancouver, you've likely been a passenger on a Mark I. Making up 40% of our SkyTrain fleet, 114 of our…


Canada Day service—by the numbers

Photo mosaic by: translinkbc @ Mosaically By land or by sea, Metro Vancouver residents flocked to the various public transit options to get to, from…


Safety barriers are coming to CMBC buses

For TransLink, safety is a top priority for all people travelling on transit, including our bus operators. Assaults on operators are unacceptable…


Buzzer blog repost: Story of the SkyTrain Chime

We're mining popular Buzzer blog posts from days gone by to reignite fun and interesting conversations about transit! Today we'll be heading back to…


TransLink 101: What’s the deal with fare zones?

For February 2013, we’re going back to basics with TransLink 101---a series explaining TransLink and its work! Graeme Brown, TransLink planner, at…


A look at T-Comm, the Transit Communications centre

A glance at T-Comm, the Transit Communications centre out at the Surrey Transit Centre. When a transit operator talks on their radio, have you ever…


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