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Get that coffee in you

My body aches with the screams for rest as the rain falls for the first time in weeks. Hoodies up, the tradesmen cram in the front of the bus, stinking and dirty,  ready to get balls deep in the muck to make enough money to drink it away on the weekend. 144 more words


Award-winning former GO Transit boss to lead Vancouver SkyTrain probe

After system-wide shutdowns left some Vancouver SkyTrain passengers prying open train doors and fleeing along elevated platforms this summer, TransLink has tapped former GO Transit head Gary McNeil to probe the failures. 413 more words


TransLink launches independent review of SkyTrain failures

TransLink has announced an independent review into two recent system-wide SkyTrain disruptions that raised the ire of commuters and politicians.

Gary McNeil, the recently retired CEO of Toronto’s GO Transit, has been hired to lead the investigation, which will review TransLink’s response plan for major service disruptions and identify improvements. 260 more words


TransLink commissions independent review into recent Skytrain disruptions

WATCH ABOVE: TransLink has appointed an outside expert to look into how recent shutdowns can be better dealt with in the future. Catherine Urquhart reports. 178 more words


Dead (?) Dog in a Backpack

Yesterday, on the Canada Line. A man stands across from me, leaning against the plexiglass next to the doors. He looks only a little better than homeless. 121 more words

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Skytrain stabbing incident

UPDATE July 29: A 26-year-old man from New Westminster has been arrested in connection with Saturday night’s stabbing.

Previous story July 27:

VANCOUVER – One man is being treated in hospital after being stabbed while travelling on SkyTrain in Burnaby. 154 more words


B.C.'s Transportation Minister says service interruptions on SkyTrain 'unacceptable'

VANCOUVER – B.C. Transportation Minister Todd Stone has now weighed into the controversy surrounding significant service disruptions on SkyTrain.

Thousands of commuters were left stranded for hours twice over the course of just over a week, leading to intense frustration. 126 more words