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Winter is coming! How TransLink prepares for snowy weather

We undertake various steps to ensure our transit system isn’t impacted because of overnight snow.

Winter officially doesn’t arrive for another month-and-a-half, but at TransLink, customer safety is our number one priority. In anticipation of adverse winter weather conditions, our operating companies always have plans to maintain service for you.

We work expeditiously before and during winter to ensure our buses, our trolley fleet, and SkyTrain all continue to run smoothly, so that we can get you home safe.

But, as you know, sometimes traffic woes and slippery roads mean there are some inadvertent delays.

Read on to find out what this means for your snowy commute.

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How TransLink prepares for winter

CMBC Winter Weather

While the seasonal calendar says it’s fall, Mother Nature has a sneaky way of saying otherwise. Preparations are well underway to ensure that we’re doing our best to stay one step ahead of the inclement weather.

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(Video) 6 things TransLink is doing to prepare for more wintry weather

And it looks like this is just the beginning because there is another dumping of the white stuff forecasted to hit the region.

That means lots of extra safety and operational procedures to keep the transit system running smoothly and safely.

Remember! Buses can only go as the traffic allows. Be sure to check your municipality’s website for snow removal schedules and give yourself some extra time for your transit trip.

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