Archive for the category "skytrain"

Main Street Science World SkyTrain Construction Update

March 17th, 2014 @ 1:07pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Expo Line is undergoing a few upgrades and the most visible is taking place at Main Street Science World SkyTrain station. Main Street Science World SkyTrain Construction Update Construction began in 2013 and is expected to be complete by the end of 2014. Some of the upgrades you can expect include: An expanded east […]

Blanket Drive on the Line

November 20th, 2013 @ 8:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The temperature has dipped below freezing in the city and this can really make us aware of those who do not have the necessities to keep them warm. Until November 25th you can participate in the Realtors Care┬« Blanket Drive with over 100 drop-off locations and this week, in another campaign, Blanket BC drop-off locations […]

Translink Looking for Compass Card Beta Testers

July 15th, 2013 @ 11:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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. […]

Translink Fares Go Up January 1, 2013

November 15th, 2012 @ 10:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I remember a time when I could ride the SkyTrain for 75 cents. Mind you, the SkyTrain ended at Scott Road and there was only one line, not three. Fare hikes are an inevitable part of life in a major metropolitan area with the last one around here taking place April 1st, 2010. The Translink […]

Halloween SkyTrain Party 2012

October 19th, 2012 @ 9:26am 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

July 16th, 2012 @ 1:29pm 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

December 28th, 2011 @ 12:27pm 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

August 18th, 2011 @ 1:15pm 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 […]