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…


Trolley buses: a historical transit lesson

The 14 Hastings streetcar: looking north on Granville from Robson, 1950.Photo by Vic Sharman. When I moved out here from Toronto nearly two years ago…


Life on transit: talk Buzzer history in a Google Hangout today, March 27, 2013!

For March/April 2013, we're spotlighting Life on Transit---observing and illuminating the quirks and habits of daily transit rides around our…


Burnaby Village Museum interurban anniversary

B.C. Electric's interurban train 1223 circa 1930. Image 204-375 courtesy of the City of Burnaby Archives. We're very pleased to welcome Lisa Codd…


Exhibit of Angus McIntyre’s historical transit photos starts on September 16, 2012

Photo by Angus McIntyre Keith Daubenspeck (Seattle Transit driver), Angus McIntyre and Brian Kelly about to head out for a fan trip with Brill…


Bus photos old and new from Angus McIntyre

An aerial view of Vancouver Transit Centre! Angus McIntyre, dear Buzzer friend and retired trolley driver, sent in a few photos for us to share…


Friday fun guest post: A history of monorails in Vancouver, by Michael Taylor-Noonan

The monorail at Expo 86. Photo credit: Colin Rose. I’m happy to welcome another guest post from Michael Taylor-Noonan, the newsletter editor for the…


Some transit history and a thank you card

A 1990 brochure featuring the transit system! Every once in a while, myself and my colleagues receive some interesting content from readers in our…


A story by retired bus operator Angus McIntyre

http://youtu.be/a8qoEa6G_RY A local transit legend has been recently featured in one of the videos the Vancouver Park Board has commissioned as part…


Two classic bus photos from 1969

A southbound 8 Davie at Howe and Pender in 1969. Click for a much larger version. Photo by Angus McIntyre! The lovely Angus McIntyre is scanning his…


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