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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 […]

West Coast Express Santa Train Toy and Food Drive

December 5th, 2013 @ 10:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Take the train to Vancouver and back for holiday festivities and shopping over the next two Saturdays. The West Coast Express Santa Train is back on track, providing same day return trips in exchange for your donations to local causes. West Coast Express Santa Train Toy Drive Photo credit: Pocoken on Flickr On Saturday, December […]

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 […]

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 […]

Transit Pet Peeves Contest

November 17th, 2011 @ 1:35pm 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

October 24th, 2011 @ 1:00pm 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 […]