The 620 bus laying over at Bridgeport Station

New ways to explore Metro Vancouver: day trips using the double-decker bus routes

In 2019, we debuted our double-decker buses! They have 83 per cent more seats than our single-level buses and come equipped with USB charging ports,…


A portrait of bus operator Frank Tsai

2020 in Review: How one bus operator helped save someone’s life

Mike McDaniel, President and General Manager of Coast Mountain Bus Company, shares how proud he is of transit workers. Mike applauds them for not…


The best podcasts to listen to from The Buzzer

One of the best things about taking transit – aside from having somebody else do the driving for you! – is you can do something else en route to your…


Where our buses sleep at night, explained

You ride our buses during the day, but what happens when they go home at night? Well, just like the rest of us, our buses need some downtime and TLC…


Metro Vancouver bus routes pilot “stacked” destination signs

Bus operator Fraser Doucette and Transit Supervisor Blake Webb believe in delivering great service to our customers. So, for them, making sure the…


Kids Ride Free

I Love Transit 2020: K–12 students ride the bus for free, Oct. 5–9

Every day is a great day to take transit, but there's no better week to hop on a bus than I Love Transit week! From October 5–9, 2020, students in…


Bus bulbs reduce the travel times and transform Metro Vancouver streets

If you've taken a stroll along Robson street lately, you might noticed some recent changes. Temporary patios now line the sidewalk, live music…


PHOTOS: How we rolled out the mandatory mask message to 1600 buses

Things are buzzing at TransLink and its operating companies as the mandatory mask policy came into effect today, Monday, August 24. We’re rolling out…


This is how to take public transit (bus) from Vancouver to Victoria and back

Don't let the lack of a car stop you from exploring our beautiful capital city, Victoria, this summer because you can easily take a day trip from…


15 years of the low-floor trolleybus in Metro Vancouver

Trolleybuses have been a part of Metro Vancouver’s transportation network for more than 70 years! The very first was a Canadian Car Brill T-44 ,…


Bus operator wrangles geese away from busy intersection in Vancouver

Photo: Mathew Bond If you'd told bus operator Kelly Podlubny he'd be escorting a gaggle of geese across the busy intersection of Main and Terminal…


Lonsdale Quay Exchange, picture of the Seabus Terminal

All buses begin operating out of the Lonsdale Quay Exchange again

The upgrades to the Lonsdale Quay Exchange are almost complete! Starting on Monday, June 22, all buses will begin operating out of the Lonsdale Quay…


streetcar in early 1920s -1940s

The print Buzzer turns 104 years old!

?The print Buzzer is turning 104 today? The first publication of the Buzzer was released on June 2, 1916. Throughout the years, the print Buzzer has…


Mapping your bike route and the “slow” streets movement

Cyclists on Hornby Street in Vancouver While transit ridership is down in most cities around the globe you might have noticed more people out…


A sneak peek at the redesigned bus transfers for community shuttle buses

The new bus transfer customers will receive on community shuttle buses starting on June 1. Starting Monday, June 1, fare collection and front-door…


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