SkyTrain and bus at Lincoln Station

Take this international survey on bus and SkyTrain, Apr. 12 – May 9

TransLink is a part of the International Bus Benchmarking Group (IBBG) and CoMET and Nova benchmarking groups, which measure the performance of…


Bright Idea helps educate customers on bus payment methods

Disclaimer: This story was written in November 2020.  After noticing many of his customers, often tourists, were struggling to pay the correct fare…


Photo of Bus Operator Frank Tsai who helped save a life

A lifesaving trip: How one bus operator helped save a life

Being a bus operator is all about timing. Scheduled times, run times, layover times, route timing points, and then of course - there's being in the…


Animation image of the bus stops situated too close to each ither

Bus Stop Balancing: Improving Travel Times and Reliability for Customers

In these unprecedented times, our region has a unique opportunity to rethink how our roadways and cities can work better for everyone. One such…


PCO device onboard a bus

TransLink tests technology to sanitize air on buses

TransLink looks at new ways to keep transit safe and clean for customers TransLink is testing a technology called photocatalytic oxidation (PCO) to…


What are bus paddles?

Have you ever wondered how bus operators know their route and what time they should be at a particular stop? Wonder no more! It’s a special paper…


TransLink expands battery-electric bus fleet

TransLink has awarded a contract to Nova Bus to bring 15 more battery-electric buses to our fleet. This order will more than quadruple our current…


Reindeer Bus, explained

Like the Vancouver Christmas Market, Bright Nights at Stanley Park, and VanDusen Festival of Lights — the Reindeer Bus is a Metro Vancouver holiday…


Lonsdale Quay Exchange upgrades complete

TransLink has completed major upgrades to Lonsdale Quay Exchange to improve the customer experience for North Shore transit users. The overhaul has…


Reindeer Bus

TransLink spreads holiday cheer with nine Reindeer Buses

TransLink is making the beloved Reindeer Bus tradition nine-times larger this year to spread much-needed holiday cheer all over Metro Vancouver.…


Shelter buses, explained

You’ve heard of bus shelters but how about shelter buses? A shelter bus is a bus that is dispatched by Transit Communications (T-Comm) to local…


TransLink’s winter safety campaign kicks off

With the arrival of Winter in Metro Vancouver comes the return of our fluffy friends! If you haven't noticed yet, the animals from our Winter Safety…


Metro Vancouver bus operator shows his appreciation on Remembrance Day

​​​​For Gehad Hegazy, a bus operator at Coast Mountain Bus Company, Remembrance Day holds special significance. His family immigrated from Egypt to…


New bus loop opens at Richmond–Brighouse Station

A new bus loop is now open at Richmond–Brighouse Station to ease traffic on Number 3 Road, provide customers more space, and allow for future bus…


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…


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