Come to the Buzzer blog birthday meetup, Thu Oct 8!

Happy birthday to the Buzzer! Did you realize that the Buzzer blog turns one on October 6 next week? It's true! And in honour, I'd like to hold a…


A SkyTrain cake!

A SkyTrain cake, baked by Paola for her son Lucas! Mike W. sent along this photo of a SkyTrain cake, baked by his wife Paola in celebration of their…


Friday fun poll: do you pull the cord or push the button to request a stop?

If you like, skip to the end of this post to answer the stop request poll. Last week's survey: favourite train? Last week, I asked you to pick your…


Four spots for shopping along the Canada Line

We're highlighting spots along the Canada Line, if you need reasons to explore! Check out earlier posts in this series, and if you have spots to…


Canada Line opening: YVR breakfast

The Buzzer is blogging (and Tweeting) via BlackBerry from the Canada Line opening all day today! See the full opening event schedule here, and share…


Scenes from the Canada Line bike and pedestrian bridge opening!

Led by the Transit Police, cyclists and pedestrians take a ceremonial first walk across the Canada Line bike and pedestrian bridge on its opening…


Friday fun trivia: name this ticket’s year, part II!

If you like, skip to the end of this post to see another classic transit ticket and tell us what year it's from! Results from last week: what years…


Reminder: hop aboard the Albion Ferry during its last weeks of service

Albion Ferry's MV Kulleet sails during a lovely fall sunset. Photo by Duane Cooke. The Albion Ferry closes on July 31, so here's a friendly reminder…


Buzzer in Chicago: Six hours, 10 trains, 11 trips—looping the loop in Chicago!

The map of our 6h train tour around Chicago. Click to see it in detail. What do transportation professionals do for fun? A six-hour train trip on…


A tour of the Central Valley Greenway: a major new bike and walking path through three municipalities!

A section of the Central Valley Greenway in New Westminster. I don’t know if you know about this, but after more than six years of development, the…


Hey, the Buzzer is 93 today!

Happy birthday to the Buzzer! A big shout-out to everyone's favourite transit newsletter today! The Buzzer made its debut back on June 2, 1916,…


A fond farewell to Bob Banks, 1923-2009

Bob Banks, on a visit to the TransLink offices last year. I'm sad to report that longtime Buzzer cartoonist Bob Banks passed away on Sunday, May 17,…


Paving, parades, construction prompt weekend bus reroutes, plus Stadium Station escalator and elevator closures

Paving, parades, and construction have transit buses in Metro Vancouver on reroutes this weekend, plus Stadium-Chinatown Station will see an…


Wanted: questions for the Friday fun polls

Does anyone have any questions for the Friday fun polls? I'm running short on good ideas and I'm certain you all have questions you'd love to ask……


TransLink turns 10!

Happy 10th birthday to TransLink! It's TransLink's tenth birthday today! And yes, it's funny that it lands on April 1, but we have some good company:…


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