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TransLink is defending its operation of HandyDART, after a critical letter from the union president. (HandyDART Users Guide)

LETTER: TransLink boosted HandyDART service while reducing fees, VP says

Public transit provider lays out improvements and upcoming initiatives

  • Jun 19, 2022

 

A conceptual drawing of a Langley Skytrain station at 196th Street. (Government of B.C.)

Parking concern for Langley Township councillors as SkyTrain planning continues

Getting people to the SkyTrain was the source of questions

 

HandyDART must grow to meet increasing demand, union local president says. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: TransLink mayors and board shortchanging HandyDART, union says

Local president has concerns about electrification, increased demand, and privatization

  • Jun 13, 2022

 

TransLink has released its updated financial plan, which includes money for the Langley SkyTrain extension. (Langley Advance Times files)
TransLink has released its updated financial plan, which includes money for the Langley SkyTrain extension. (Langley Advance Times files)
An image commuter Zahra Ahmdz says she took at the Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain station on March 22, 2022 appears to show a pigeon dead inside a cage. (Credit: Zahra Ahmdz)

Dead pigeons in SkyTrain cages not neglect but caused by hawk killings: pest control company

More than 2,000 people have signed a petition over concerns arouund the dead birds

An image commuter Zahra Ahmdz says she took at the Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain station on March 22, 2022 appears to show a pigeon dead inside a cage. (Credit: Zahra Ahmdz)
The one-month pilot will begin March 6 on a 60-foot articulated bus and two double-decker buses. (TransLink)

WEB POLL: Would you ever trade in your car for a transit pass?

A lot more public transit is planned for Langley. Is it enough to give up a personal vehicle?

  • Apr 29, 2022
The one-month pilot will begin March 6 on a 60-foot articulated bus and two double-decker buses. (TransLink)
Langley buses could move faster up and down 200th Street if TransLink goes ahead with a planned BRT line for the area. (Langley Advance Times files)

BRT could speed up public transit down Langley’s 200th Street

Fast bus-based rapid transit planned to link Langley City to Golden Ears.

Langley buses could move faster up and down 200th Street if TransLink goes ahead with a planned BRT line for the area. (Langley Advance Times files)
Bowinn Ma, the provincial minister of state for infrastructure, presses a button for the vehicle in the background to be crushed. Ma was at a TransLink announcement at Schnitzer Steel Industries in Surrey on April 14, calling on Metro Vancouverites to take public transit on Earth Day on April 22, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

TransLink encouraging Metro Vancouver drivers to ditch their vehicles on Earth Day

In Surrey, TransLink spoke about its partnership with SCRAP-IT

Bowinn Ma, the provincial minister of state for infrastructure, presses a button for the vehicle in the background to be crushed. Ma was at a TransLink announcement at Schnitzer Steel Industries in Surrey on April 14, calling on Metro Vancouverites to take public transit on Earth Day on April 22, 2022. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
A TransLink bus pulls up to the 203rd Street stop near Industrial Avenue, site of the future SkyTrain station in downtown Langley City. (Langley Advance Times files)

Painful Truth: Langley’s transport future – pay parking, SkyTrain, bikeshare

Langley needs a lot more than just SkyTrain over the next few years

A TransLink bus pulls up to the 203rd Street stop near Industrial Avenue, site of the future SkyTrain station in downtown Langley City. (Langley Advance Times files)
Crowded buses and SkyTrains create the perfect conditions for spread, a doctor told TransLinks’ board of directors during a virtual public hearing Thursday (March 24). (Black Press Media/Lauren Collins)

Bring back mask mandate on public transit, TransLink board urged

Delegates, including retired emergency doctor, voice concerns at virtual public hearing Thursday

Crowded buses and SkyTrains create the perfect conditions for spread, a doctor told TransLinks’ board of directors during a virtual public hearing Thursday (March 24). (Black Press Media/Lauren Collins)
(File photo)

Masks no longer required on TransLink, BC Transit or BC Ferries trips

Each of the transportation providers say masking is still encouraged

(File photo)
Surrey Central SkyTrain Station. (File photo)

TransLink CEO says absence of long-term funding ‘solutions’ puts capital projects at risk

‘We may need to consider difficult decisions in the future,’ Kevin Quinn told the Mayors Council on Regional Transportation on Thursday

Surrey Central SkyTrain Station. (File photo)
TransLink bus. (TransLink/Twitter)

26 buses left with smashed windows in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside in under 3 weeks

Police believe that whoever smashed windows did so from inside the buses

TransLink bus. (TransLink/Twitter)
TransLink SkyTrain. (Black Press Media)

‘Ambitious’ Transport 2050 plan unanimously green-lit by Metro Vancouver mayors

The plan aims to dramatically expand reliability, affordability and convenience of transit

TransLink SkyTrain. (Black Press Media)

OUR VIEW: To improve transit, tackle bad weather issues

Getting more people on buses is about more than just the bus itself

  • Jan 16, 2022
TransLink photo of Pattullo Bridge

Pattullo Bridge closed overnight in one direction this Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

Lane closures will be from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for annual inspection and maintenance

TransLink photo of Pattullo Bridge
TransLink indicates it is a must to mask-up on the buses. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Who’s enforcing the mask mandate?

Reader: Why are maskless riders not prohibited from getting on the bus?

  • Oct 23, 2021
TransLink indicates it is a must to mask-up on the buses. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Some riders will soon have free WiFi on their transit route. (TransLink/Special to The Record)

Shaw and TransLink kick off free WiFi roll out with a handful of vehicles, transit stations

Six RapidBuses and three SkyTrains, at Edmonds Station, Carvolth Exchange will get free WiFi first

Some riders will soon have free WiFi on their transit route. (TransLink/Special to The Record)
Vancouver residents can get free transit passes in exchange for scrapping their old cars. (Supplied by TransLink.)

TransLink offers up to $802 in transit passes for scrapping old cars

TransLink partners with SCRAP-IT to encourage people to trade in old cars for transit rebates

Vancouver residents can get free transit passes in exchange for scrapping their old cars. (Supplied by TransLink.)
SkyTrain’s end of the line, for now, in Whalley. (File photo)

TransLink CEO says Surrey-Langley SkyTrain line set to open 2028 but ‘not delayed’

Last week Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum called reports of the project being delayed ‘disconcerting’

SkyTrain’s end of the line, for now, in Whalley. (File photo)