Archive of posts tagged "TransLink"

Transit Pet Peeves Contest

Comments 216 by Rebecca Bollwitt

TransLink has launched a “Transit Pet Peeves” campaign with illustrations depicting some of our greatest annoyances when taking the bus or SkyTrain. They have pitted eight characters against each other in an ultimate pet peeve showdown on their Facebook page. Disco Dog. Read the Buzzer Blog’s interview with illustrator Ed Spence Many have a pet […]

Halloween SkyTrain Party 2011

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Public Space Network (“VPSN”) presents the annual Halloween SkyTrain Party this Friday, October 28, 2011 at Waterfront Station. Photo credit: Miss Barabanov on Flickr The rules are simple: Show up at 7:45pm, purchase your fare, and follow the conductor down to the train where you’ll party it up on a the SkyTrain with […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool: Port Mann Bridge Photos

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Having just passed the half-way point in the construction of the Port Mann Bridge I thought I would showcase photos of the impressive 10-lane superstructure this week. The following is a collection of Port Mann Bridge photos (past and present) that have been contributed to the Miss604 Group on Flickr. I also received permission to […]

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 […]

Taking Transit to the Beach

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The forecast for the rest of August is looking a lot brighter than our soggy summer so far and with that, more people are taking to the beach to enjoy picnics, sunbathing, swimming, and strolls. One thing I noticed this weekend was a lot of traffic congestion downtown and in West Vancouver near the beaches. […]

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 […]