Category: Transit

What transit fare is fair? Translink riders want lower fares, particularly for short trips

Translink’s comprehensive fare review, the first since the modern system was established a generation ago, is finding strong support for lower fares for frequent riders making short trips. But is such a fare system fair? As transit expert… Read More

More Translink service improvements coming soon as regional Mayors begin search for long-term funding solution

Just a few weeks after important service improvements to support the opening of the Evergreen Line, Translink is preparing to announce even more transit investments on top of the Dec. 16 decision to purchase 28 new Skytrain cars. Some… Read More

Translink CEO’s breakthrough pledge: keep those escalators moving

In all the good news that Translink CEO Kevin Desmond rolled out at yesterday’s Board of Trade lunch — more bus service soon, Compass working well, Evergreen ready to go — the pledge that leaped out at me… Read More

Tentative agreement with bus drivers signals better days for Translink riders . . . at last

Translink’s bus drivers, members of Unifor Locals 111 and 2200, will be voting Thursday on a tentative three-year agreement with Translink, the latest sign that the regional transit authority is finally into a stretch of good news. There are… Read More