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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. (CPAC)

LETTER: Cuts to transportation put service worker’s job at risk

It’s too costly to take taxis back and forth to work, and graveshift worker has no other options

  • Apr 25, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. (CPAC)
The RapidBus, which just started serving this community earlier this year, will be cut due to COVID-19. (The News files)

TransLink reductions hit community hard

Maple Ridge council wants residents to be vocal about transit cuts and what it means to local riders

  • Apr 22, 2020
The RapidBus, which just started serving this community earlier this year, will be cut due to COVID-19. (The News files)
(Black Press Media files)

TransLink to lay off nearly 1,500 workers, cut service further as ridership down 83%

Metro Vancouver transportation authority says its losing $75 million a month due to pandemic

(Black Press Media files)
BC TransLink bus (TransLink/Twitter)

Maple Ridge backs call for emergency funding for TransLink

Transportation system needed for essential workers in the COVID-19 crisis

BC TransLink bus (TransLink/Twitter)
TransLink asks for emergency funds, cites losses of $75 million per month amid pandemic

TransLink asks for emergency funds, cites losses of $75 million per month amid pandemic

CEO Kevin Desmond said TransLink ‘will face cashflow issues within weeks’

TransLink asks for emergency funds, cites losses of $75 million per month amid pandemic
Last week HandyDART suspended fare payments to protect operators and promote physical distancing. (BLACK PRESS files)

Maple Ridge HandyDART driver worried about safety with COVID-19

Union says operators need more personal protective equipment

Last week HandyDART suspended fare payments to protect operators and promote physical distancing. (BLACK PRESS files)
Passengers wait to board a bus along Harris Road in Pitt Meadows on Thursday. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
Passengers wait to board a bus along Harris Road in Pitt Meadows on Thursday. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
Lisa Arlin is appealling for greater accessibility on public transit for her service dog, Princess, who is in training. Arlin says bus drivers aren’t letting the dog board because she’s not certified. (Tracy Holmes photo)

White Rock woman says blocking ‘service dog’ from transit a denial of human rights

White Rock’s Lisa Arlin says guide-dog certification is voluntary

Lisa Arlin is appealling for greater accessibility on public transit for her service dog, Princess, who is in training. Arlin says bus drivers aren’t letting the dog board because she’s not certified. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Demonstrators protesting a pipeline in northern B.C. by blocking rail tracks in Coquitlam, B.C. on Feb 13 and 14, 2020. (Contributed to Black Press Media)

West Coast Express to resume after pipeline protests block rail tracks overnight

The demonstration was in support of Wet’suwet’en members who oppose Coastal GasLink

Demonstrators protesting a pipeline in northern B.C. by blocking rail tracks in Coquitlam, B.C. on Feb 13 and 14, 2020. (Contributed to Black Press Media)
Downtown Vancouver SkyTrain station. (Black Press)

Metro mayors to get new transit funding tool

B.C. giving TransLink board authority for development charges

Downtown Vancouver SkyTrain station. (Black Press)
Commuters facing major SkyTrain delays due to track issues

Commuters facing major SkyTrain delays due to track issues

TransLink says service has been disrupted between Edmonds and 22nd Street in Metro Vancouver

Commuters facing major SkyTrain delays due to track issues
(Wikimedia Commons)

Year-long construction to start at Commercial-Broadway station

Broadway will see temporary road closures throughout the year, Translink said in a statement

(Wikimedia Commons)
The mayors’ council wants a B.C. government that will tackle Metro Vancouver’s transportation. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

ELECTION 2017: Parties promise to tackle Metro Vancouver transit woes

All three B.C. provincial parties have pledged to fund the region’s transit

The mayors’ council wants a B.C. government that will tackle Metro Vancouver’s transportation. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)