Podcast: Angus McIntyre celebrates 40 years as a driver

Angus McIntyre celebrated 40 years as a bus driver on Tuesday, August 25, 2009. Transit operator Angus McIntyre celebrated 40 years of driving…


More public art debuts on Main Street

An articulated trolley on the 3 route, wrapped in a design by artist Germaine Koh for 88 BLOCKS, the Main Street public art program. Look for a new…


Guest post: Vancouver Transit and Art

Ink illustration by Peter R. Bach. Here's a lovely change of pace from all the Canada Line stuff. This is a guest post by Jason Vanderhill, who is an…


Weekend transit service: extra SkyTrain service, Critical Mass, and B.C. Day info

A couple of things to be aware of for the weekend! Edit: Make sure you check the Alerts page for many more events besides the ones mentioned below,…


Reminder: transit service for the HSBC Celebration of Light, tonight and Saturday

With fireworks displays set for tonight and Saturday, here's a friendly reminder to check out my earlier post on transit service to the HSBC…


TransitDB: a prizewinning Vancouver transit website

Carson Lam, all dressed up for the Microsoft FTW Ultimate App Throwdown. At the end of June, UBC computer science student Carson Lam emerged…


Friday fun trivia: what years are these tickets are from?

If you like, you can skip to the end of this post to see some classic transit tickets and tell us what year they're from! Results from last poll: how…


Summer spot: the Main Street Farmers Market

The Main Street Farmers Market in Thornton Park, near Main Street SkyTrain Station! As you might recall, I wanted to do some posts highlighting…


Transit service to the HSBC Celebration of Light, Wed July 22

Fireworks from the HSBC Celebration of Light! We’ve scheduled service to help you get to and from the HSBC Celebration of Light fireworks festival on…


The Central Park Line: the very first interurban in greater Vancouver

A map of the Central Park Line, outlined on a 1936 Wrigley's transit map supplied by the Burnaby Village Museum. Today, I’m pleased to present a…


Canada Day celebrations and transit service

Canada Day revellers at Canada Place! (Thanks to Canada Place for the photo!) I'm still on holiday: this is a scheduled post! Canada Day is coming…


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…


Olympic mascots take over transit

Miga and Quatchi behind the wheel of a bus. Miga and Quatchi, two of the Olympic mascots, were caught on transit at an event a few days ago! I don't…


Local band spotlight: The B-Lines

The B-Lines playing the Cobalt on May 8. Left to right we have Scotty Colin on Guitar, Ryan Dyck on vocals, Bruce Dyck on drums and Adam Fothergill…


Golden Ears Bridge will officially open on June 16

The Golden Ears Bridge opens Tuesday, June 16! Our CEO Tom Prendergast announced the Golden Ears Bridge opening date this morning: Tuesday, June 16!…


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