Canada Line’s 10th anniversary: Transit from past to present

The Canada Line has officially turned 10 years old today! It seems like it was just yesterday when Metro Vancouver hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics…


The secret Mark II SkyTrain cars

When TransLink took over transit in 1999, the Millennium Line was announced by the provincial government and about to break ground. Construction…


The names of Metro Vancouver transit through the years

A staffer scrapes off the BC Transit logo from a a bus in preparation for TransLink's launch. Nearly 130 years ago, on June 25, 1890, transit burst…


Photos: all-door boarding at New Westminster Station in the late 1980s

A photo of a SkyTrain stopped on Platform 2 with the temporary structure on top of Platform 1. The upgraded Commercial–Broadway Station is now open…


Behind the Scenes: Seth Rogen Recording His Guest Voice Announcements

Listen to all the Seth Rogen transit announcements

All good things must come to an end. As planned, we bid adieu to the Seth Rogen announcements on transit at the end of October this year. A big…


Vancouver actor Seth Rogen records his voice announcements for the SkyTrain system

Seth Rogen announcements version 3.0 now on the system!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmISym9wzjE&t=0s&index=5&list=PL0nguxLLheorpOuo7k6rc1CmGc3i8iz8E Hey Vancouver! This is…you guessed it – your…


Seth Rogen - guest voice on transit

New Seth Rogen announcements are now on the system!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDPfcnxPXyA&list=PL0nguxLLheorpOuo7k6rc1CmGc3i8iz8E The idea to have Vancouver actor Seth Rogen as a guest voice on…


Stanley Park (Chilco) Loop circa 1972

(PICTURES) The Vancouver trolleybus network turns 70 today!

August 16, 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of Vancouver's trolleybus network. Today marks the 70th anniversary of Vancouver's trolleybus network! The…


Vancouver actor Seth Rogen records his voice announcements for the SkyTrain system

Seth Rogen – A Guest Voice on Transit

Want to know what would make public transit even more awesome? Seth Rogen! That’s right, the Vancouver-born actor, voice actor, comedian, writer,…


Did you know there’s a time capsule at New Westminster Station?

Premier Bill Bennett seals commemorative time capsule as Ontario Premier David Peterson andNew Westminster Mayor Tom Baker look on. Our Transit…


Happy 40th birthday SeaBus! #SeaBus40

Fit and fabulous at 40! Lordy, Lordy, look who's 40!! On June 17, 1977 the SeaBus (or Sea•Bus as it was known then) sailed into the Burrard inlet…


From Rails to Rubber: A look back at the region’s transition from streetcars to buses

April 20, 1955 Print Buzzer Today marks the 62nd year since the last streetcar ride in Vancouver! We're definitely a bus region nowadays whether they…


Some cool photos from a friend at TRAMS

Angus next to a 1957 GMC bus If you follow the blog, you've met Angus before and TRAMS is old hat – but oh, so awesome! However, if this is your…


February 22, 1890 – the beginning of transit in B.C.

Streetcar on Fort St., Victoria - 1890s Courtesy of BC Archives "Let's go back, let's go back, let's go way on way back when..." - Aretha Franklin…


Looking back at Metro Vancouver’s Transit History with Angus McIntyre!

Angus back in the day June 27th marked 125 years of transit in the region. To honour this special occasion we have been mining old photos, stories…


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