Translink

Traffic, Commuter Mayhem Caused By.. A Road Bump

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 08.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A literal bump in the road caused a mountain of trouble.

B.C. Government's Credit Card Charges Are Enlightening

Dermod Travis | Posted 08.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

While the charges themselves are a drop in the bucket of a $44.4 billion budget, sometimes they offer a peak at a ministry's attitudes or priorities.

100-Year-Old Woman Says B.C. Bus Driver Left Her Stranded

CBC | Posted 08.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"I simply felt frustrated — completely blocked. It was just another door that closed in my life."

TransLink CEO Job Listing Reveals Big Fat Pay Package

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 07.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The annual bonus alone could add up to $95,000.

Look To Existing Budgets And Not New Taxes To Fund Transit Expansion In Metro Vancouver

Charles Lammam | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Charles Lammam

It's time for municipal governments to rethink the assumption that more revenue is needed to fund transit expansion. Savings can be found within current spending envelopes, given the dramatic increases in spending by municipalities and TransLink over the last decade.

Tax Super-Luxury Vehicles To Raise Money For TransLink

Gabriel Yiu | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Gabriel Yiu

In B.C., a 12 per cent sales tax plus three per cent luxury vehicle surtax means there is still quite a bit of room to move up. If the province implements a five to eight per cent super-luxury vehicle surtax, the revenue collected should be able to cover the 0.5 per cent sales tax that was rejected.

TransLink Cuts Executive Positions, Replaces CEO

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"We expect TransLink, moving forward, to do a better job at how they use taxpayer dollars," said the B.C. transportation minister.

What Should Happen Next at TransLink

Jordan Bateman | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

No more poodles on poles, no more $40,000 TVs, no more leasing empty buildings, no more TransLink vanity projects.

Well, Here's A Plan B For Funding TransLink

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"61% of voters in the Metro Vancouver population said no to improving transit. Let's do it ourselves."

Metro Vancouver Rejects Transit Tax For More Services

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

About 62 per cent voted no.

TransLink To Pay Passenger $90,000 For Back-Breaking Bus Ride

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A 60-year-old Langley resident was commuting to his job in Delta in 2010 when his bus hit a bump, throwing him into the air and breaking his vertebra in his lower back when he landed.

Transit Vote's Yes Campaign Spent Almost $6 Million

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

But one critic calls the spending "outrageous" and a "waste of taxpayer money."

Translink Promises Reimbursement Policy For Future SkyTrain Delays

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The latest issue hadn't been seen in 30 years, said a Translink spokeswoman.

Repeat Offender Charged With Rubbing Bus Passengers' Thighs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The New Westminster man has three previous convictions for sex assault.

Bird's Nest Fire Shuts Down SkyTrain Line

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Expo Line's shutdown between Vancouver and Burnaby caused major commuter headaches.

Why I'm Voting Yes in the Transit Referendum

Ramesh Ranjan | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Ramesh Ranjan

This referendum isn't about TransLink's internal spending habits. It's on whether we want to fund public transit to the extent that it'll positively impact our generation and generations onward.

WATCH: The Most Annoying Guys On Transit.. In The Office

The Huffington Post B.C. | Ty Clark | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The shoulder sleeper, the farter, and others.

Majority Pays, But Minority Benefits In Metro Vancouver Transit Plebiscite

Charles Lammam | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Charles Lammam

According to the plan, not all residents in the region are created equal. If you're a motorist, for instance, you won't get much love.

This Bus Driver May Be The Only Person Who Loves The 99 B-Line

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 04.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"It's a long long bus with the joint in the middle. And people get amazed on the road how it wiggles."

► 'Blood' Pouring From Vancouver Bus Ceiling Terrorizes Riders

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 03.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"Bus might need an exorcism."

Transit Referendum Ballots Ending Up In Recycling Bins

CBC | Posted 05.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

One apartment resident says she's concerned the ballots could end up in the wrong hands.

Beer Keg Delivery Via SkyTrain Sends Message

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 03.19.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Well, that's one way to froth up an issue.

10 Reasons To Vote Yes In Vancouver's Transit Referendum

Kevin Elliott | Posted 05.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Kevin Elliott

Like it or not, this referendum is the meal that is being served on the table.

Vancouver Referendum Is About More Than Transit, Taxes

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"This is about the future of the region — how it's going to be shaped."

Metro Vancouver Transit Referendum: Time For The Yes Campaign To Hit 'Reset'

Mike Klassen | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Mike Klassen

Why do I think the Yes side can win? Of the dozens of conversations I have had about the congestion tax, the opposition to voting yes is surprisingly soft. I am convinced that most voters are seeking a reason to back the tax.