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TransLink has released a five-year action plan. (TransLink publication)

LETTER: Maple Ridge mayor and council give TransLink too easy of a ride

Community service has not improved, argues letter writer

  • Oct 1, 2022

 

TransLink has released a five-year action plan.

LETTER: TransLink’s future plans do not serve Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

TransLink has released a five-year customer experience action plan for 2022 to 2027

  • Aug 12, 2022

 

A new touch screen at the Haney bus loop will help transit users plan their trip. (Neil Corbett/The News)

TransLink installs new touch screens to help plan trips

One of the electronic screens is now at the Haney bus loop in Maple Ridge

 

TransLink is defending its operation of HandyDART, after a critical letter from the union president. (HandyDART Users Guide)

LETTER: TransLink boosted HandyDART service while reducing fees, VP says

Public transit provider lays out improvements and upcoming initiatives

  • Jun 19, 2022
TransLink is defending its operation of HandyDART, after a critical letter from the union president. (HandyDART Users Guide)
HandyDART must grow to meet increasing demand, union local president says. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: TransLink mayors and board shortchanging HandyDART, union says

Local president has concerns about electrification, increased demand, and privatization

  • Jun 13, 2022
HandyDART must grow to meet increasing demand, union local president says. (Black Press Media files)
Ridership on the West Coast Express has been slow to recover after the COVID-19 pandemic. (Special to The News)

Pandemic derailed West Coast Express ridership

Pitt Meadows mayor says more people working from home a factor

Ridership on the West Coast Express has been slow to recover after the COVID-19 pandemic. (Special to The News)
An image commuter Zahra Ahmdz says she took at the Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain station on March 22, 2022 appears to show a pigeon dead inside a cage. (Credit: Zahra Ahmdz)

Dead pigeons in SkyTrain cages not neglect but caused by hawk killings: pest control company

More than 2,000 people have signed a petition over concerns arouund the dead birds

An image commuter Zahra Ahmdz says she took at the Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain station on March 22, 2022 appears to show a pigeon dead inside a cage. (Credit: Zahra Ahmdz)
The West Coast Express will not run Train 4 on Monday night and Tuesday morning. (The News files)

West Coast Express cancels one train on Monday night, Tuesday morning

Mechanical failure stops train from leaving Waterfront Monday at 5:30 p.m.

The West Coast Express will not run Train 4 on Monday night and Tuesday morning. (The News files)
Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall takes the RapidBus during the launch of four routes in 2020, including the R3 route along Lougheed Highway from downtown Maple Ridge to Coquitlam Central Station. (The News files)

Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows mayors endorse new transit plans

Public feedback on TransLink plan available until May 4

Pitt Meadows Mayor Bill Dingwall takes the RapidBus during the launch of four routes in 2020, including the R3 route along Lougheed Highway from downtown Maple Ridge to Coquitlam Central Station. (The News files)
Bowinn Ma, the provincial minister of state for infrastructure, presses a button for the vehicle in the background to be crushed. Ma was at a TransLink announcement at Schnitzer Steel Industries in Surrey on April 14, calling on Metro Vancouverites to take public transit on Earth Day on April 22, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

TransLink encouraging Metro Vancouver drivers to ditch their vehicles on Earth Day

In Surrey, TransLink spoke about its partnership with SCRAP-IT

Bowinn Ma, the provincial minister of state for infrastructure, presses a button for the vehicle in the background to be crushed. Ma was at a TransLink announcement at Schnitzer Steel Industries in Surrey on April 14, calling on Metro Vancouverites to take public transit on Earth Day on April 22, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Crowded buses and SkyTrains create the perfect conditions for spread, a doctor told TransLinks’ board of directors during a virtual public hearing Thursday (March 24). (Black Press Media/Lauren Collins)

Bring back mask mandate on public transit, TransLink board urged

Delegates, including retired emergency doctor, voice concerns at virtual public hearing Thursday

Crowded buses and SkyTrains create the perfect conditions for spread, a doctor told TransLinks’ board of directors during a virtual public hearing Thursday (March 24). (Black Press Media/Lauren Collins)
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Masks no longer required on TransLink, BC Transit or BC Ferries trips

Each of the transportation providers say masking is still encouraged

(File photo)
Surrey Central SkyTrain Station. (File photo)

TransLink CEO says absence of long-term funding ‘solutions’ puts capital projects at risk

‘We may need to consider difficult decisions in the future,’ Kevin Quinn told the Mayors Council on Regional Transportation on Thursday

Surrey Central SkyTrain Station. (File photo)
TransLink bus. (TransLink/Twitter)

26 buses left with smashed windows in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside in under 3 weeks

Police believe that whoever smashed windows did so from inside the buses

TransLink bus. (TransLink/Twitter)
TransLink SkyTrain. (Black Press Media)

‘Ambitious’ Transport 2050 plan unanimously green-lit by Metro Vancouver mayors

The plan aims to dramatically expand reliability, affordability and convenience of transit

TransLink SkyTrain. (Black Press Media)
TransLink photo of Pattullo Bridge

Pattullo Bridge closed overnight in one direction this Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

Lane closures will be from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for annual inspection and maintenance

TransLink photo of Pattullo Bridge
West Coast Express train service will resume during the afternoon on Dec. 2. (THE NEWS/files)

West Coast Express to resume between Maple Ridge and Mission

TransLink advised service will resume in time for the Thursday afternoon commute

West Coast Express train service will resume during the afternoon on Dec. 2. (THE NEWS/files)
Some riders will soon have free WiFi on their transit route. (TransLink/Special to The Record)

Shaw and TransLink kick off free WiFi roll out with a handful of vehicles, transit stations

Six RapidBuses and three SkyTrains, at Edmonds Station, Carvolth Exchange will get free WiFi first

Some riders will soon have free WiFi on their transit route. (TransLink/Special to The Record)
Vancouver residents can get free transit passes in exchange for scrapping their old cars. (Supplied by TransLink.)

TransLink offers up to $802 in transit passes for scrapping old cars

TransLink partners with SCRAP-IT to encourage people to trade in old cars for transit rebates

Vancouver residents can get free transit passes in exchange for scrapping their old cars. (Supplied by TransLink.)
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TransLink ridership back to more than 50% of pre-COVID levels with back-to-school boost

CEO says he expects ridership to increase more as people return to pre-pandemic habits

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