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TransLink Should Focus On Restoring Public Faith In The Organization

Jordan Bateman | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Instead of focusing on ways to con the taxpayer into handing more money over via dodgy claims and ballot questions, TransLink apologists should focus on addressing executive pay, delivering projects like Compass Card as promised, and curbing waste.

She Says Transit Poll Date Not Set In Stone

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark says the timing for a referendum concerning Metro Vancouver's transportation system is open for discussion.In Vancouv...

Transit Referendum Coming

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's transportation minister says he's preparing to introduce legislation that paves the way for a Vancouver-area transit-fun...

'Dumbest Public Policy Award' Is A Compliment

Eric Doherty | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Eric Doherty

Given that a time-consuming legal review will be required before a border toll can be implemented, it almost certainly won't be on the November ballot. But given the climate crisis, it is essential that we provide ways for people to get around and avoid burning so much fossil fuel. Taxes on high-carbon fuels to provide better low-carbon transit is one of the better ways to accomplish this, and a border toll is an effective mechanism to reduce carbon tax avoidance.

Transit Harassment On The Rise

CBC | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Transit police say sexual harassment on buses and SkyTrains is on the rise, and they are trying to find ways to encourage more women to come forward a...

Drunk Teen Mob May Spoil Free NYE Bus Rides

CP | Sheri Regnier, Trail Times, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

TRAIL, B.C. - The third nasty incident in three years has B.C. Transit reviewing its program of Free New Year's Eve bus service around Trail, B.C.Meri...

Another Bitter Year Brewing For B.C. Taxpayers

Jordan Bateman | Posted 02.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Once the champagne is drunk, the noisemakers go silent, the balloons pop and the New Year's kisses end, 2013 will bring one nasty hangover for cash-strapped B.C. taxpayers. Taxes, fees and levies from all levels of government are set to go up, leaving even less of your hard-earned money in your pocket.

B.C. Bus Riders 'Kidnapped'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.06.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A Kamloops bus driver has been accused of "kidnapping" passengers after a YouTube video showed passenger locked inside a public transit bus. The on...

Days Numbered for Transit Deadbeats

CBC | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Transit Police plan to start cracking down harder on fare evaders starting Tuesday, as new legislation comes into effect giving TransLink the pow...