Archive of posts tagged "transit"

#WhatsTheLink: TransLink Helps to Make our Regional Economy a Thriving One

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#WhatsTheLink is a series about all that TransLink, Metro Vancouver’s transportation authority, is responsible for in the region. Learn more at Translink.ca/WTL and join the #WhatsTheLink conversation on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, The Buzzer Blog, and here of course! TransLink Helps to Make our Regional Economy a Thriving One Have you ever wondered about the journey […]

I Love Transit Week 2011, Two Prize Giveaways

Comments 130 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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. […]

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 […]

Transit Fares on the Rise

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When you head down to 7-Eleven Thursday morning to purchase your monthly transit fare card don’t be fooled — Translink’s fare hikes kick into effect April 1st bumping up pre-paid fares by at least 10%. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr I put a reminder out on Twitter and @reneestephen replied saying it now costs […]

SkyTrain Fare Gates Poll

Comments 22 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This week it was announced that in the spring of 2010 they will begin the construction of fare gates at all SkyTrain stations. Photo credit: Oran Viriyincy on Flickr Premier Gordon Campbell says these devices will help create a safer environment for users, and he admits this should have been done decades ago. TransLink adds […]