The 68 bus drives past a parkade

This is how to avoid parking on campus

It's a bumper-to-bumper commute on the highways even on the best of days. Plus, winning the lottery for campus parking can sometimes feel like…


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DayPass, Monthly Pass, or Stored Value on your Compass Card — which is best?

A DayPass, Monthly Pass, or Stored Value on your Compass Card all offer flexibility and cost savings, so finding what’s worth it depends on your…


Customer looking at their phone while riding the bus and holding the stanchion

10 transit life-hacks you’ll probably wish you knew about sooner

Life hacks are a huge part of internet culture with people offering tips and tricks for cooking, laundry, DIY projects, make up and more — all meant…


Student with TransLink backpack in front of Coquitlam Central Station

Back-to-school essentials for the transit rider

Taking transit is an easy, affordable, and sustainable way to travel. It's also a great way to become more independent, and hone those critical life…


photo of three young people walking towards Coquitlam Central Station

How to take transit to school

Taking transit on your own is a big step towards independence. It can seem scary at first, but you’ll get the hang of it in no time with this guide…


Student uses phone and is at the U-Pass BC website: upassbc.translink.ca

How to load your U-Pass BC

If you're a new or returning post-secondary student in B.C., you've likely heard of a U-Pass BC. It's a low-cost monthly pass that gives eligible…


Illustration of a SkyTrain customer offering their seat to another rider.

Follow these etiquette tips when riding transit

Emily Carr University of Art + Design students continue to wow us with their creativity — now with these illustrated posters portraying good and…


Customers with backpacks boarding the bus at Surrey Central Station

This is your essential guide to riding transit as a post-secondary student

New semester, new classes, new instructors and new classmates, but still the same transit you've come to rely on. We're here to support you in your…


A young man sits on the bus wearing a mask.

Back to transit: Everything you need to know about returning to class

That first day back in class is always nerve-racking. Will you like your classmates? Is your instructor going to be fair? How will you find your…


A pair of kids wait for the 157 Lougheed Station bus

Kids aged 12 and under ride TransLink services for free, starting Sept. 1

We have exciting news for parents and children under 12! As part of a new provincial program, children 12 and under ride TransLink services free of…


Get active and choose active travel to and from school

Active kids are healthy kids! Did you know the Canadian 24-hour movement guidelines recommends that youth ages 5 -17 participate in 60 "sweat"…


Post Labour Day

Surviving the first week back-to-school and work after Labour Day weekend!

Can you hear the back-to-school bells ringing? It's the last weekend before Metro Vancouver heads back to the books, lectures and the daily hustle!…


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