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The March 2017 issue of the Buzzer is now on the system

Happy mid-March Break! The March 2017 edition of the print Buzzer is now on the system.Bordered

Much of this issue is dedicated to Phase One of the 10-Year Vision for Metro Vancouver Transit and Transportation.

We also included what expanded transit services mean to riders just like you with our #MoreTransitMeans Instagram frame photo series.

Wondering what to do with an unregistered new or semi-used Compass Card? Donate it to the United Way with our new partnership #Everypasshelps. The card deposit and any Stored Value on the unregistered card will be donated to the United Way to help those in our region.

As always, we have our old favourites – Coming Events, Contest Corner and Back Issues.

Happy reading! Pick it up today on the bus, SkyTrain, SeaBus and West Coast Express or you can download it here.

Author: Adrienne Coling

Employees from TransLink’s family of companies and unions raised over $275,000 for United Way

Translink United Way

Photo (L to R): Lara Mickel (TransLink), Doug Allen (Interim CEO, TransLink), Merrilee Ashworth (TransLink), David Black (President, COPE 378), Michael McKnight (CEO, UWLM), Shawn Francis (Executive Officer, Unifor 2200; CMBC), Kathy Pereira (CMBC), Alicia Doyon (COPE 378, CMBC), Cathy McLay (CFO, TransLink), Jim Hopkins (BCRTC).

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of employees in the TransLink family, our 2014 donation to United Way of the Lower Mainland topped $275,000!

Employees from TransLink, B.C. Rapid Transit Company, Coast Mountain Bus Company, Transit Police, COPE 378, CUPE 4500, CUPE 7000, Unifor 111, and Unifor 2200 contributed their time and generously donated to support United Way’s programs and services.

For more information on how contributions to United Way are helping make a difference in the lives of so many in our community, visit United Way of the Lower Mainland’s website at

Author: Adrienne Coling