Away today and Monday: back Tuesday, March 16

Just a note to say I will be away on Friday and Monday! Sadly, this means I will be missing the beginning of the Paralympics --- but I will…


A ride-along with HandyDART: taking folks with mobility issues to the Games

Dave the HandyDART driver at Metrotown bus loop! I did a ride-along on Wednesday, February 24 to see how our HandyDART service has been helping out…


A talk with an Olympic Line streetcar driver

Matthew Laird, a driver on the Olympic Line demonstration streetcar! I went down to visit the Olympic Line demonstration streetcar over the weekend,…


A dispatch from Yaletown-Roundhouse

TransLink transit hosts Sze Wan and Raymond, in front of Yaletown-Roundhouse Station. Sze-Wan, a TransLink staffer and transit host down at…


More Olympic and transportation links and tidbits

The N9, running its 24 hour service at 3 a.m. on Monday February 15! Sweet sassy molassy, there are way too many Olympic-slash-transportation links…


All aboard the West Coast Express (there’s extra trips for the Olympics)!

The 6 a.m. West Coast Express train parked at Mission City Station. I got up in the wee hours of Monday morning to ride the West Coast Express (WCE)…


A visit to the UBC bus loop

The crowds for UBC Thunderbird Arena, getting off the 99 at the UBC diesel bus loop. Last but not least, on Tuesday evening I visited the UBC bus…


Checking in with SeaBus, Mon Feb 15 at 10 a.m.

Transit host Vince helps out a customer. I checked in with staff over at SeaBus at around 10 a.m. this morning, just to see how things are going. It…


The Olympic torch runs through Aberdeen Station

The Olympic torchbearer heads up the escalator onto the train. Photo by Alex Dawson. Alex Dawson managed to catch some shots of the Olympic torch as…


Chloe Lan: Buzzer illustrator interview!

Chloe Lan and her illustration for the January/February Buzzer! Let's keep going with the fine tradition of interviewing our Buzzer illustrators!…


The Buzzer blog’s plan for the Games period

Yours truly, cycling the region to get you the inside scoop on transit and the Olympics. The Olympics will be on from February 12 to 28, and during…


A Buzzer blog iPhone app!

The Buzzer blog iPhone app! Wow – you can now download a Buzzer blog app for your iPhone, created by local developer Mark Larocque! Search for…


The Olympic Line streetcar makes its debut

My first day ride certificate! The Olympic Line streetcar launched today, and I went down to Olympic Village Station this morning to be a part of…


Links post for Monday

Here’s a roundup of some transport-related links that you might like – so much is happening right now owing to the Olympics, plus people have sent…


Friday fun poll: how long is your commute?

If you like, skip to the end of this post to take the poll about how long your commute takes. Last week: when did you start riding transit? Last…


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