View of eight trolley buses lined up on Pender for the first trolley service. Free rides were offered. 1948

Metro Vancouver’s trolley buses celebrate its 75th anniversary

Metro Vancouver is celebrating 75 years of the trolley bus! The first trolley bus, a Canadian Car Brill T-44, and route arrived on Aug. 16, 1948. It…


Passengers line up at Queen Elizabeth Park on Cambie St to board trolley coach 2054 on the first day of regular trolley service 1948

Vancouver’s 75-year journey with electric buses: sustainable transit solutions

As the world grapples with the urgent need to address climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, public transit agencies around the globe…


75 facts about Vancouver’s trolleybus system for each year of service

On August 16, 2023, we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the launch of the trolleybus system back in 1948 — three quarters of a century ago! To…


A Canadian Car Brill T-44 trolelybus, parked at Vancouver Transit Centre

Ride a historic trolleybus for free on August 16!

Vancouver’s trolleybus network turns 75 this Aug. 16! We’re celebrating this milestone with the Transit Museum Society by offering FREE rides on two…


Metro Vancouver’s Millennium Line celebrates 20 years of service

It's been 20 years since the Millennium Line became a fully connected service linking with TransLink's bus network on September 3, 2002. SkyTrain's…


Photo of the Canada Line

SkyTrain’s Canada Line celebrates 13th anniversary

The Canada Line officially opened on August 17, 2009 and like the SkyTrain projects that came before it, the Canada Line has been transformative for…


Night view of T-44 Brill 2963 at Stanley Park Loop

Metro Vancouver’s trolley buses celebrate 74 years in service

It's been 74 years since electric-trolley buses hit the streets of Vancouver and today, TransLink has one of the largest trolleybus fleets in North…


The Burrard Chinook SeaBus is seen against the Vancouver downtown cityscape

PHOTOS: Sail with us on board the Burrard Chinook SeaBus

On July 22, 2021, the Burrard Chinook SeaBus made its maiden voyage across the Burrard Inlet on the shared and unceded territories of the…


Chinook under a water salute

Burrard Chinook SeaBus celebrates first birthday

One year ago today, the Burrard Chinook emerged through an archway of water during its maiden voyage across the Burrard Inlet. Since then, the vessel…


45 facts about SeaBus at its 45th anniversary

On June 17, 1977, the SeaBus sailed its maiden voyage across the Burrard Inlet, becoming the Metro Vancouver transit system’s first passenger ferry…


The ribbon cutting at the opening of the Evergreen Extension

Evergreen Extension celebrates its fifth anniversary

On December 2, we celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Evergreen Extension, which took the SkyTrain's Millennium Line into Port Moody and…


99 UBC B-Line destination sign

Back Issues: The 99 B-Line launches on Sept. 3, 1996

The Buzzer has been published for more than 100 years! It’s one of the oldest publications in Metro Vancouver. In Back Issues, we comb through our…


The Mark II Mockup from the front of the train.

Back Issues: BC Transit at the PNE Fair 30 years ago

The Buzzer has been published for more than 100 years! It’s one of the oldest publications in Metro Vancouver. In Back Issues, we comb through our…


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…


35 years of Expo 86: re-learning lessons on transportation

2021 marks the 35th anniversary  of Expo 86, an event that thrust Vancouver into the world spotlight and helped redefine Metro Vancouver as a global…


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