Archive for the category "skytrain"

Halloween SkyTrain Party 2012

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

SkyTrain dance parties in Vancouver have been around since before flash mobs were a ‘thing’ and the 2012 Halloween SkyTrain Party is happening next Friday October 26th. Meet in the Waterfront Station Concourse at 7:45pm Depart Waterfront from the Canada Line platform at 8:00pm (follow the conductor) Have the ride of your life! Party ends […]

I Love Transit Week 2012

Comments 192 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s officially I Love Transit Week in Metro Vancouver that involves online contests, promotions, and I Love Transit Night. Join Translink at Bonsor Recreation Complex in Burnaby (right near Metrotown) on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. The event was packed to capacity last year so they’ve made sure to book enough space […]

Transit Options on New Year’s Eve

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Translink is offering extended service on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2011 to ensure that revelers can get home safely. Photo credit: Pisces Dreamer on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool Cab companies will have their hands full and Operation Red Nose will be busy as well. As such, Translink will be providing […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Transit

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was a big week for transit in Metro Vancouver as the Canada Line and the original SkyTrain both celebrated anniversaries. Although it’s been 26 years since we first heard the memorable 3-toned chime announcing the next SkyTrain station it was 25 years ago this week that it was put into regular service. It’s also […]

Compass Card from Translink

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

25 Years of SkyTrain Service

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I came across a post on The Buzzer Blog (via Vancouver is Awesome) that featured photos of Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s ride on the SkyTrain during Expo 86. It was December 11th, 1985 that SkyTrain took its first run through the tunnels at Waterfront Station and throughout 2011, Translink will be celebrating SkyTrain’s […]