Translink

Video Catches TransLink Bus Running Red Light

CBC British Columbia | Posted 02.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The video appears to have been taken from a dashboard camera.

TransLink Board Chair Defends Paying 2 CEO Salaries

CBC British Columbia | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Ian Jarvis will be kept on as a consultant and paid his full salary until June 2016.

Big Shakeup At TransLink

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Doug Allen will serve in the post until a replacement is found.

Metro Vancouver Transit Tax Debate: Transparency Is Key For 'Yes' Side

Mike Klassen | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Mike Klassen

The Mayors' Council could break from past unsuccessful referenda by getting a Yes vote this spring. But they have to get to work now and most importantly, use openness to earn the voters' trust.

Metro Vancouver Mayors Ramp Up Transit Tax 'Yes' Campaign

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A 0.5 per cent tax would be harmonized with the provincial sales tax.

Transit Tax Would Be Added To PST: Province

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

If the tax is approved, Metro Vancouver shoppers will see a combined PST and transit tax totalling 7.5 per cent on their receipts.

ICBC Blocking Thousands Of Drivers For Unpaid Port Mann Tolls

CBC | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A record 25,000 drivers have unpaid tolls on the Port Mann bridge.

Rejecting TransLink Referendum Won't Make Problems Disappear

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

The Yes side may have great intellectual arguments, but the No side has one big emotional one. It's spelled T-r-a-n-s-L-i-n-k. And at the end of the day it may be the only one that counts.

Naysayers Launch Swish Anti-TransLink Tax Website

The Huffington Post B.C. | Montana Cumming | Posted 01.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The No Translink Tax campaign unveiled its new website Thursday, with some dramatic visuals to get its point across. The site is protesting the pos...

WATCH: BC Transit Commercial Is So Badass

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Public transit doesn't exactly bring the adrenaline rush that mountain biking does, yet a new commercial from BC Transit manages to make the link. ...

'Twas The Night Before A B.C. Taxpayer's Christmas

Jordan Bateman | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through B.C. The pipeline wars were stirring, even over LNG

PST Hike Proposed For Metro Vancouver To Pay For Transit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Metro Vancouver residents will soon know if there will be a regional referendum asking them to approve tax increases for new and improved t...

TransLink Should Focus On Restoring Public Faith In The Organization

Jordan Bateman | Posted 01.20.2015 | 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.

Report Into SkyTrain Shutdown Problems Released

CBC | Posted 01.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

An independent review of TransLink's two SkyTrain shutdowns this summer has made 20 recommendations to improve the service, in a report released this ...

TransLink May Scrap Compass Card Tap Out Policy

The Vancouver Sun | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

As TransLink prepares to update the Compass Card system, the transit operator says it may scrap a requirement that passengers “tap out” their card...

'Dollar A Day' Transit Pass Proposed For Vancouver

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver mayoral candidate Meena Wong has waded into the city's heated transit debate by proposing a universal "dollar a day" travel pass. The Van...

SkyTrain Delays? Just Grab A Coffee, Says TransLink

CBC | Posted 12.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

After another massive system failure that stranded thousands of people on the Expo Line Tuesday night, a TransLink spokesperson is suggesting that de...

Bus Driver Rejected Student Fare Due To Strike: Teen

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. teen says that a TransLink bus driver rejected her discounted student fare because of the teachers' strike. Sydney Walsh paid $1.75 to get o...

TransLink Bonuses, Executive Salaries Draw Criticism

CBC | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Concerns are being raised once again about the amount TransLink executives are getting paid, following the the release of documents showing many got s...

Online Game Depicts Massacre Of SkyTrain Passengers

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Transit Police in Vancouver are investigating a "disturbing" online game that allows players to shoot SkyTrain commuters. Players in "Main Street ...

Ex-Ontario Transit Head To Review SkyTrain Shutdowns

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - An independent review of Metro Vancouver's rapid-transit system begins on Tuesday and follows two recent shutdowns that crippled trains an...

Victim-Shaming Transit Ad Raises Complaints

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver public transit ad that was supposed to raise awareness about reporting sex assaults will be changed after several complaints that it shame...

Electrician's Accident Caused SkyTrain Shutdown: TransLink

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The union representing SkyTrain workers is questioning the blame being cast on one of its suspended members following a five-hour service ...

SkyTrain Shuts Down AGAIN

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

For the second time in a week, Metro Vancouver's SkyTrain system completely shut down trains on the Expo and Millennium lines, again angering frustrat...

Man Arrested After Running Along SkyTrain Bridge

CBC | Posted 09.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

One person was arrested for entering the SkyTrain track area between New Westminster and Surrey, B.C., early Saturday night, Transit Police said. Th...