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Nov. 1 is the 25th anniversary of the West Coast Express. (Special to The News)

West Coast Express has been running for 25 years

Commuter rail service marks silver anniversary this Sunday

 

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying three suspects in relation to a disturbing incident which occurred in the Metrotown area in Burnaby, B.C., on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2020. (RCMP handout)

Burnaby RCMP search for suspects after man racially abused, has coffee thrown on him

Police treating the incident as a hate crime and assault

 

A cleaner demonstrates how they disinfect the train cars of the Sky Train in Vancouver, Thursday, May 21, 2020. Translink is working to try and provide a safe riding environment for their passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

COVID-19: Masks now mandatory on public transit, ferries in B.C.

BC Ferries, TransLink and BC Transit require masks to board

 

FILE – A near empty waterfront train platform is pictured in downtown Vancouver, Monday, April 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Masks to be mandatory on BC Transit, TransLink starting Aug. 24

Both BC Transit and TransLink made the announcement in separate press releases on Thursday

FILE – A near empty waterfront train platform is pictured in downtown Vancouver, Monday, April 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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
Signs indicating seats which are closed to promote physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic are pictured on a public transit bus in North Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, May 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. transit agencies encourage face masks, step up sanitizing as Phase Two begins

TransLink, BC Transit will both begin to collect fares again on June 1

Signs indicating seats which are closed to promote physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic are pictured on a public transit bus in North Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, May 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Vinyl (left) and plexiglass (right) barriers shown on a TransLink bus. (TransLink)

TransLink, BC Transit to resume collecting fares June 1 after installing new barriers

Temporary barriers will allow for front-loading on buses

Vinyl (left) and plexiglass (right) barriers shown on a TransLink bus. (TransLink)
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)
(Black Press Media files)

TransLink to lay off nearly 1,500 workers, cut service further as ridership down 83%

Metro Vancouver transportation authority says its losing $75 million a month due to pandemic

(Black Press Media files)
TransLink asks for emergency funds, cites losses of $75 million per month amid pandemic

TransLink asks for emergency funds, cites losses of $75 million per month amid pandemic

CEO Kevin Desmond said TransLink ‘will face cashflow issues within weeks’

TransLink asks for emergency funds, cites losses of $75 million per month amid pandemic
HandyDART has suspended fare payments to protect operators. (BLACK PRESS files)

TransLink suspends fare payments for the HandyDART system

Action taken to protect operators and riders during COVID-19 crisis

HandyDART has suspended fare payments to protect operators. (BLACK PRESS files)
Lisa Arlin is appealling for greater accessibility on public transit for her service dog, Princess, who is in training. Arlin says bus drivers aren’t letting the dog board because she’s not certified. (Tracy Holmes photo)

White Rock woman says blocking ‘service dog’ from transit a denial of human rights

White Rock’s Lisa Arlin says guide-dog certification is voluntary

Lisa Arlin is appealling for greater accessibility on public transit for her service dog, Princess, who is in training. Arlin says bus drivers aren’t letting the dog board because she’s not certified. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Demonstrators protesting a pipeline in northern B.C. by blocking rail tracks in Coquitlam, B.C. on Feb 13 and 14, 2020. (Contributed to Black Press Media)

West Coast Express to resume after pipeline protests block rail tracks overnight

The demonstration was in support of Wet’suwet’en members who oppose Coastal GasLink

Demonstrators protesting a pipeline in northern B.C. by blocking rail tracks in Coquitlam, B.C. on Feb 13 and 14, 2020. (Contributed to Black Press Media)
Downtown Vancouver SkyTrain station. (Black Press)

Metro mayors to get new transit funding tool

B.C. giving TransLink board authority for development charges

Downtown Vancouver SkyTrain station. (Black Press)
Commuters facing major SkyTrain delays due to track issues

Commuters facing major SkyTrain delays due to track issues

TransLink says service has been disrupted between Edmonds and 22nd Street in Metro Vancouver

Commuters facing major SkyTrain delays due to track issues
(Wikimedia Commons)

Year-long construction to start at Commercial-Broadway station

Broadway will see temporary road closures throughout the year, Translink said in a statement

(Wikimedia Commons)