public transit

A Langley City image envisions the future of the downtown core. (file)

Plans to prepare Langley City for SkyTrain to be presented to virtual public hearing

Support for proposed changes described as ‘significant and notable’ in staff report to council

 

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Poll says 88% of South Fraser adults want passenger trains between Surrey, Chilliwack

The poll was conducted by Research Co. on behalf of the South Fraser Community Rail Project

 

Surrey Central SkyTrain Station. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Suspect accused of ‘abhorrent’ assaults at Surrey SkyTrain stations

Transit Police say assaults were on April 9, 14 and 17

 

TransLink’s Mayors Council wants to expand from their pilot electric buses (left) to a fleet of more than 600 in 10 years. On the right is an old-school electric trolley bus. (TransLink)
TransLink’s Mayors Council wants to expand from their pilot electric buses (left) to a fleet of more than 600 in 10 years. On the right is an old-school electric trolley bus. (TransLink)
The business case for bringing SkyTrain to Langley has been finalized but some are pushing for another rail method. (Black Press Media file)

LETTER: Rail expert continues to lobby for light rail over SkyTrain to Langley

SkyTrain the most expensive option for rail through communities South of the Fraser, writer argues

  • Jan 26, 2021
The business case for bringing SkyTrain to Langley has been finalized but some are pushing for another rail method. (Black Press Media file)
SkyTrain in Whalley. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

‘Build it and they will come’: Canada’s public transit looks to rebound from COVID

There were fears transit agencies in Canada would have to make drastic service cuts

SkyTrain in Whalley. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
A bus driver wears a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the digital sign on the front of the bus reminds passengers that masks are mandatory on public transit, in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

TransLink CEO asks riders not to enforce mask rules after Surrey bus punch-up

A fight broke out on a bus at 96 Avenue and Scott Road involving a man who refused to wear a mask

A bus driver wears a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the digital sign on the front of the bus reminds passengers that masks are mandatory on public transit, in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Artist’s impression of a possible future Langley City downtown core, near City hall (City of Langley image)

Study calls for Langley City performing arts centre and more

Key Directions Report identifies long-term goals

Artist’s impression of a possible future Langley City downtown core, near City hall (City of Langley image)
FILE – Transit Police officers are in self-isolation after being coughed and spit at during an arrest on Sunday, March 22, 2020. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police handout)
FILE – Transit Police officers are in self-isolation after being coughed and spit at during an arrest on Sunday, March 22, 2020. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police handout)
New compressed natural gas buses have been added to the Greater Victoria fleet. (Twitter/BC Transit)

Aldergrove bus company lands compressed natural gas buses in Victoria

New buses hitting the road this year, lessening the transit fleet’s carbon footprint

New compressed natural gas buses have been added to the Greater Victoria fleet. (Twitter/BC Transit)
Langley City CAO Francis Cheung described a staff proposal to borrow $50 million as a “bold move” that will make sure the community is ready when rapid transit arrives. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

A $50-million plan is proposed to prepare for rapid transit in Langley City

Described as a ‘bold move’ to buy land, improve facilities, and make other improvements

Langley City CAO Francis Cheung described a staff proposal to borrow $50 million as a “bold move” that will make sure the community is ready when rapid transit arrives. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)