Transit

FILE – The SkyTrain is pictured in Burnaby, B.C. Tuesday, April 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Man facing charges after ‘reprehensible’ attack on SkyTrain custodian: transit police

Attack led to custodian losing several teeth and bleeding from the mouth

FILE – The SkyTrain is pictured in Burnaby, B.C. Tuesday, April 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A promotional masked bus is part of TransLink’s plan to get more riders to wear masks on transit. (TransLink photo)

TransLink suspends free transit on New Year’s Eve

Change being made to align with ongoing provincial COVID-19 restrictions

A promotional masked bus is part of TransLink’s plan to get more riders to wear masks on transit. (TransLink photo)
Copper and an organosilane coating will be installed on high-touch areas on two trolley buses and two SkyTrain cars starting Nov. 15, 2020. (TransLink)

VIDEO: TransLink to test antimicrobial coating on buses, SkyTrain to prevent COVID spread

Products will be tested for durability and effectiveness

Copper and an organosilane coating will be installed on high-touch areas on two trolley buses and two SkyTrain cars starting Nov. 15, 2020. (TransLink)
(Metro Vancouver Transit Police)

Man facing charges after allegedly exposing himself to teenage girls in North Vancouver

Leon Stevens, 25, was arrested and charged with an indecent act and exposing genitals

(Metro Vancouver Transit Police)
Bus driver allegedly threatened with noose; TransLink, police launch investigation

Bus driver allegedly threatened with noose; TransLink, police launch investigation

Bus operator Ramgoat Buckaman said he was “dumbstruck” by the passenger’s words

Bus driver allegedly threatened with noose; TransLink, police launch investigation
A promotional masked bus is part of TransLink’s plan to get more riders to wear masks on transit. (TransLink)

TransLink expects losses of $500M to $1.4B due to COVID-19, ridership currently at 33%

Only one-third of riders are wearing masks as TransLink ridership is at 33 per cent of normal

A promotional masked bus is part of TransLink’s plan to get more riders to wear masks on transit. (TransLink)
A woman boards a transit bus through rear doors, in Vancouver, on Friday, March 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

COVID-19 might speed up, not slow down transit use: advocates

Some say post-pandemic times are the perfect moment to improve on basics

  • Jun 21, 2020
A woman boards a transit bus through rear doors, in Vancouver, on Friday, March 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
(Black Press Media files)
(Black Press Media files)
Transit police are looking for help identifying this woman in connection to an apparent hate crime and alleged assault on a Vancouver bus. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police)

Suspect sought in alleged assault, hate crime on Metro Vancouver bus: transit police

The woman then allegedly punched the teenager in the head multiple times

Transit police are looking for help identifying this woman in connection to an apparent hate crime and alleged assault on a Vancouver bus. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police)
A near empty waterfront train platform is pictured in downtown Vancouver, Monday, April 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

TransLink returns to near-normal operations after COVID-19 leads to drop in ridership

Translink also said it would rescind layoff notices to nearly 1,500 employees

A near empty waterfront train platform is pictured in downtown Vancouver, Monday, April 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
(File photo)

Suspect sought in anti-Asian attack on Vancouver bus died of apparent overdose: police

Police said a woman was punched for defending two Asian woman wearing masks

(File photo)
Transit police are looking for this man after an anti-Asian attack left one woman with bruises and a torn scalp. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police)

Suspect sought in anti-Asian attack that left Good Samaritan injured on Vancouver bus

Police said a woman was punched for defending two Asian woman wearing masks

Transit police are looking for this man after an anti-Asian attack left one woman with bruises and a torn scalp. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police)
The man picture here is wanted in connection to an alleged assault on a SkyTrain Saturday, April 25, 2020. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police)

UPDATE: Suspect ID’d after woman punched in face multiple times on SkyTrain

Woman’s head was also violently slammed into SkyTrain seats

The man picture here is wanted in connection to an alleged assault on a SkyTrain Saturday, April 25, 2020. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police)
Township plans to capture value from SkyTrain land boom

Township plans to capture value from SkyTrain land boom

With land prices expected to rise, the Township wants to put money into local amenities

Township plans to capture value from SkyTrain land boom
The business case for bringing SkyTrain to Langley has been finalized. (Black Press file photo)

SkyTrain to Langley moves one step closer with business case

Local officials are off to Ottawa soon to lobby the federal government, too

The business case for bringing SkyTrain to Langley has been finalized. (Black Press file photo)
Bus lanes, marked out in red where they begin and end, have changed the way drivers can get around downtown Langley City on Fraser Highway, Logan Avenue, and 203rd Street. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

More buses means bus lanes for Langley City

There is a bus moving through Langley City almost once every minute

  • Jan 17, 2020
Bus lanes, marked out in red where they begin and end, have changed the way drivers can get around downtown Langley City on Fraser Highway, Logan Avenue, and 203rd Street. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Our View: Balance needed in transport options

Our View: Balance needed in transport options

Uber and Lyft will not fill every transport niche in Langley

  • Jan 10, 2020
Our View: Balance needed in transport options
Premier John Horgan at an April announcement of a widening of the Trans Canada Highway. (Langley Advance Times files)
Premier John Horgan at an April announcement of a widening of the Trans Canada Highway. (Langley Advance Times files)
We already shut down Fraser Highway to car traffic several times a year – why not make it permanent? (Langley Advance Times files)

Painful Truth: Three ideas for Langley you’re going to hate

Radical surgery on the transit arteries of Langley

We already shut down Fraser Highway to car traffic several times a year – why not make it permanent? (Langley Advance Times files)
Conservatives alone on lack of TransLink funding pledge

Conservatives alone on lack of TransLink funding pledge

The TransLink Mayors’ Council voting guide outlines party promises on transit funding

Conservatives alone on lack of TransLink funding pledge