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Get ready: transit changes coming starting October 22

Get ready for the Evergreen Extension

Trudeau warns housing solution in Vancouver could hurt markets elsewhere

A direct admission from the PM: overseas money is playing a role in fuelling superheated markets such as Vancouver, where the average price of a single-family detached home is $1.5 million.
Justin Trudeau, Christy Clark, TransLink, SkyTrain, Burnaby

Trudeau and Clark announce big transit dollars after epic SkyTrain entrance

The dramatic entrance was paralleled in awesomeness by the $460 million in federal investment for public transit that came with it.

Weaving a web of safety in Metro Vancouver

“I’m going to grab you by the scruff of the neck and take you up to the Transit Authority, when we get to Lougheed,” I heard the man behind me threaten.  It was early evening on January 5, 2016...
Compass card reader. Translink photo

Compass card glitches lead to bargain fares for multi-zone bus riders

The fare deal may also be a smart public relations move following the failure of the recent transit referendum that was marked by anti-TransLink public sentiment.
Typical lineup at crowded UBC campus bus loop

Mayors, premier led us into transit purgatory

Our communities are held hostage by this demoralizing and exhausting political game.
UBC students line up for B-Line bus service. Creative Commons photo

Mario Canseco: Seven lessons from the defeated transit plebiscite

The perception of a bloated, ineffective and inefficient TransLink was more powerful than any grandiose vision of the future.
Jordan Bateman, Canadian Taxpayers Federation. Canadian Press photo

Pollsters and planners ‘not surprised’ by results of transit plebiscite

'It was designed from the beginning to fail,' says regional planner Stephen Rees.

Surprising results of metro Vancouver transit referendum released today

Opponents' winning vote by a generous majority sends a strong message to BC Liberals.

West Coast Express customers to get Compass Cards in June

New Westminster, BC – TransLink customers who ride West Coast Express are the next group of Metro Vancouver residents to get Compass Cards. Customer outreach teams in the train stations will...