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!

Today marks the 70th anniversary of Vancouver's trolleybus network! The electric trolleybuses first burst onto the scene as part of the ambitious…


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?

Our Transit History section just scratches the surface of what we have in The Buzzer archives, which includes eight issues of the Vancouver Regional…


Happy 40th birthday SeaBus! #SeaBus40

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 connecting downtown…


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

Today marks the 62nd year since the last streetcar ride in Vancouver! We're definitely a bus region nowadays whether they be conventional diesel,…


Some cool photos from a friend at TRAMS

If you follow the blog, you've met Angus before and TRAMS is old hat – but oh, so awesome! However, if this is your first foray into the transit…


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

"Let's go back, let's go back, let's go way on way back when..." - Aretha Franklin To February 22, 1890. This is such an important date for the…


The Conductorette

The conductorettes: the first women to drive transit in Vancouver

Repost: Written by Jhenifer Pabillano and originally published November 9, 2009 Today, I’m pleased to present the story of the conductorettes, a…


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

June 27th marked 125 years of transit in the region. To honour this special occasion we have been mining old photos, stories and even brought a…


Trolley buses: a historical transit lesson

When I moved out here from Toronto nearly two years ago now, one of the first things I did was explore the city. How, you ask? On the bus! So I…


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

We're very pleased to welcome Lisa Codd back to the blog. Lisa is the fantastic curator at the Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel. Readers of the…


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