Transit

Copper and an organosilane coating will be installed on high-touch areas on two trolley buses and two SkyTrain cars starting Nov. 15, 2020. (TransLink)

VIDEO: TransLink to test antimicrobial coating on buses, SkyTrain to prevent COVID spread

Products will be tested for durability and effectiveness

 

(Metro Vancouver Transit Police)

Man facing charges after allegedly exposing himself to teenage girls in North Vancouver

Leon Stevens, 25, was arrested and charged with an indecent act and exposing genitals

 

Double-decker buses are coming to the 351 route as of Sept. 7, TransLink has announced. (File photo)

Double-decker buses coming to South Surrey streets Sept. 7

TransLink says route changes follow ‘extensive consultation’

 

TransLink plans to introduce double-decker buses on the 351 route starting in September – but the buses will likely not be used on the 354 route due to a White Rock council decision not to support pruning and removal of trees on Johnston Road and Pacific Avenue. (File photo)

White Rock council favours tree canopy over double-deckers

Decision not to prune will limit 354 route to single-decker buses

TransLink plans to introduce double-decker buses on the 351 route starting in September – but the buses will likely not be used on the 354 route due to a White Rock council decision not to support pruning and removal of trees on Johnston Road and Pacific Avenue. (File photo)
Bus driver allegedly threatened with noose; TransLink, police launch investigation

Bus driver allegedly threatened with noose; TransLink, police launch investigation

Bus operator Ramgoat Buckaman said he was “dumbstruck” by the passenger’s words

Bus driver allegedly threatened with noose; TransLink, police launch investigation
A promotional masked bus is part of TransLink’s plan to get more riders to wear masks on transit. (TransLink)

TransLink expects losses of $500M to $1.4B due to COVID-19, ridership currently at 33%

Only one-third of riders are wearing masks as TransLink ridership is at 33 per cent of normal

A promotional masked bus is part of TransLink’s plan to get more riders to wear masks on transit. (TransLink)
A woman boards a transit bus through rear doors, in Vancouver, on Friday, March 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

COVID-19 might speed up, not slow down transit use: advocates

Some say post-pandemic times are the perfect moment to improve on basics

  • Jun 21, 2020
A woman boards a transit bus through rear doors, in Vancouver, on Friday, March 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
White Rock homeowner Kats Somani is frustrated with the city over the development of a bus stop in front of her Marine Drive home. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Frustrations boil after City of White Rock reclaims property for bus stop improvement

Police called after resident and city employee reportedly get into scuffle

White Rock homeowner Kats Somani is frustrated with the city over the development of a bus stop in front of her Marine Drive home. (Aaron Hinks photo)
(Black Press Media files)
(Black Press Media files)
Transit police are looking for help identifying this woman in connection to an apparent hate crime and alleged assault on a Vancouver bus. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police)

Suspect sought in alleged assault, hate crime on Metro Vancouver bus: transit police

The woman then allegedly punched the teenager in the head multiple times

Transit police are looking for help identifying this woman in connection to an apparent hate crime and alleged assault on a Vancouver bus. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police)
A near empty waterfront train platform is pictured in downtown Vancouver, Monday, April 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

TransLink returns to near-normal operations after COVID-19 leads to drop in ridership

Translink also said it would rescind layoff notices to nearly 1,500 employees

A near empty waterfront train platform is pictured in downtown Vancouver, Monday, April 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
(File photo)

Suspect sought in anti-Asian attack on Vancouver bus died of apparent overdose: police

Police said a woman was punched for defending two Asian woman wearing masks

(File photo)
Transit police are looking for this man after an anti-Asian attack left one woman with bruises and a torn scalp. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police)

Suspect sought in anti-Asian attack that left Good Samaritan injured on Vancouver bus

Police said a woman was punched for defending two Asian woman wearing masks

Transit police are looking for this man after an anti-Asian attack left one woman with bruises and a torn scalp. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police)
The man picture here is wanted in connection to an alleged assault on a SkyTrain Saturday, April 25, 2020. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police)

UPDATE: Suspect ID’d after woman punched in face multiple times on SkyTrain

Woman’s head was also violently slammed into SkyTrain seats

The man picture here is wanted in connection to an alleged assault on a SkyTrain Saturday, April 25, 2020. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police)
Conservatives alone on lack of TransLink funding pledge

Conservatives alone on lack of TransLink funding pledge

The Mayors’ Council voting guide outlines party promises on transit

Conservatives alone on lack of TransLink funding pledge
Inspired Style with Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran

Inspired Style with Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran

Okanagan politician chats about life, style, fashion and urban planning

  • Sep 4, 2018
Inspired Style with Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran