Category: Transportation

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

My letter from Mr. X: could we just we all try to keep cool during #snowcrisis, please?

For the record: this perfect storm, the worst run of cold and ice in this city in 30 years, has created unsafe and dangerous conditions city-wide. And despite the heroic efforts of our city staff, it remains too… Read More

Mother heartbroken after no charges in party bus death

Crown counsel’s decision to lay no charges in the January death of 23-year-old Chelsea James, who died in January after falling from a party bus, has devastated James’ family a second time. No wonder: the police investigation found… Read More