Category: Transit

“One in a million” shutdown underlines importance of Skytrain to regional transportation

The “one in a million” accident on the Expo line that forced a long shutdown of Skytrain service during Tuesday’s rush hour underlines once more how critical it is to renew and expand rail commuter service right across… Read More

What’s a fair transit fare? Toronto’s annual debate tests the trade-offs, but Translink strategy unclear

With Compass card users breaking the 100,000 mark, a new single-zone bus network and Faregates soon to swing shut, it’s been a year of dramatic changes for Translink users, who saw voters reject new funding tools in June’s… Read More

Myths about the Viaducts #1: traffic will get worse, right? Actually, it will improve, overall

Early coverage and social media commentary on the proposal to remove and replace the Georgia and Dunsmuir Viaducts has been plagued by a few key pieces of information. Here, as a public service, real facts on four key… Read More

Downtown bus service review proposes route extensions to link West End, Yaletown in next five years

Key downtown bus routes will see route changes and extensions in the next five years to improve service and provide better links between the West End and Yaletown if Translink implements recommendations of the Downtown Bus Service Review…. Read More