Archive for the category "buses"

I Love Transit Week 2011, Two Prize Giveaways


Thursday, July 7th, 2011 — 1:10pm PDT
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I Love Transit Week is back July 11 to July 15, 2011 as The Buzzer Blog and Translink will celebrate what people love about transit in Metro Vancouver. Throughout the week The Buzzer Blog will feature essays, stories, and submitted photos that all feature SkyTrain, buses, SeaBus and West Coast Express from the riders’ perspective. […]

Compass Card from Translink


Thursday, March 31st, 2011 — 2:36pm PDT
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Last October public were invited to submit names for Translink’s new electronic farecard. Nominations were made, votes were placed and we now have the Compass Card. Beating out starfish and Tpass, the winning name was submitted by Oleksiy Gayda from Burnaby. Bus operator Anthony Crann, TransLink VP Mike Madill, name contest winner Oleksiy Gaydaand SkyTrain’s […]

Buses Return to Granville Street This September


Friday, August 27th, 2010 — 3:10pm PDT
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As of September 7th, trolley buses will be returning to their Granville Street routes that have been inactive for almost half a decade. Photo credit: Roland on Flickr The affected bus routes are: 4, 6, 7, 10, 15, 16, 17, 20, and 50 [download a PDF map here]. Note, the 5 will continue to be […]

Vancouver 2010 Bus Schedules and Transportation


Thursday, January 7th, 2010 — 10:45am PDT
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Last night John was looking over street closures during the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and trying to figure out his new public transit route to work. I would imagine many who work in or around downtown Vancouver are also going through this phase of planning their commute (if they haven’t taken two weeks holiday during this […]

Robson 5 Bus Route Changes


Thursday, August 6th, 2009 — 2:52pm PDT
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This morning as the #5 Robson/Downtown bus turned right onto Thurlow, instead of heading straight towards Seymour, I obviously knew something was up. Usually when there are temporary route changes they take the trolley buses out of comission but this bus was following the lines down Thurlow, left on Smithe, and left on Burrard. The […]

Security Dogs on Skytrain


Monday, December 8th, 2008 — 6:22pm PDT
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©Miss604 2006 When I was teenager growing up on Whalley my friends and I would walk down to Gateway or Surrey Central to head downtown and we’d be kind of scared of Broadway or Granville Stations – although it just ultimately proved how daring we were to venture to such places so far from home. […]