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Free Transit New Year’s Eve in Metro Vancouver


Thursday, December 29th, 2016 — 12:45pm PST
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Translink has announced that once again there will be free transit New Year’s Eve in Metro Vancouver. From 5:00pm on December 31, 2016 until 5:00am on January 1, 2017 there will be no charge to ride the entire system and all fare gates will be open.

I Love Transit Kids Camp


Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 — 12:50pm PST
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I Love Transit Kids Camp: If you love Vancouver transit, you’re in luck. There’s an entire week dedicated to it, coming up August 29th to September 2nd!

Win an I Love Transit Week Prize Pack


Monday, August 31st, 2015 — 10:44am PST
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It’s I Love Transit Week again in Metro Vancouver! Every year TransLink devotes a week to why we love/like transit. Do you like not having to drive and enjoy the free time you have on transit to read or use your phone? Perhaps you love transit because it’s good for the environment? Or maybe you […]

I Love Transit Week Transit Camp in Vancouver


Thursday, August 20th, 2015 — 11:46am PST
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For the seventh year in a row, Translink is dedicating their digital channels, the print Buzzer, time and thoughts to the love of transit! I Love Transit Week will run between August 31st and September 4th, and in the past it has featured haikus, reflective essays, pictures, stories about finding love on transit, a wedding […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Bus Shelters


Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 — 2:24pm PST
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The first tourist bus service began running in Stanley Park in 1908 but it wasn’t until the 1920s that a public bus service “challenged the supremacy of the electric streetcar”1 in Vancouver. 1940s: Grandview Hwy & the Bus Stop Coffee Shop. Archives# CVA 1184-3267. Photographer: Jack Lindsay. On March 19th, 1923 under BC Electric Railway’s […]

Translink Looking for Compass Card Beta Testers


Monday, July 15th, 2013 — 11:34am PST
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The launch of our region-wide transit fare card is almost here! But first, some testing needs to take place and that’s where you could help make sure things are running smoothly. The Compass Card will eventually match up with fare-gates that have been installed at SkyTrain and Canada Line stations and tap pads on buses. […]