We continue to salt and sand bus loops and SkyTrain stations, but please use caution in these areas and remember to dress warmly in anticipation of potential delays.

HandyDART is currently operating regular service.

Phase 2 Summary

$7.3 billion in transportation investments

The Phase Two Investment Plan represents the next milestone in delivering the Mayors’ 10-Year Vision for Metro Vancouver transit and transportation.


Phase 2 Investments

Major Projects

  • Millennium Line Broadway Extension (Estimated cost: $2.83 B*)
    • Procurement starts: 2018
    • Construction starts: 2020
    • Target completion: 2025
  • Surrey-Newton-Guildford LRT (Estimated cost: $1.65 B*)
    • Procurement starts: 2018
    • Construction starts: 2020
    • Target completion: 2024

    *Reflects full project scope, including funding received through Phase 1

  • Expo/Millennium Line Upgrades Program (Estimated cost: $1.3 B)
    • 203 new SkyTrain cars with more capacity for the Expo and Millenium Lines, including 108 expansion cars and 95 replacement cars
    • Station upgrades
      • Construction of upgrades to Burrard and Brentwood stations
      • Design of future upgrades to stations, including Columbia, Edmonds, and Stadium-Chinatown
    • Vehicle storage and maintenance capacity expansion
    • Vehicle storage and maintenance capacity expansion


Rail Operating (Estimated: $495 M)

  • Increase Expo and Millennium Line service during rush hours, mid-day, and weekends starting in 2019
  • Increase Canada Line service during rush hours, evenings, and weekends starting in 2020
  • Operate the Millennium Line Broadway Extension
  • Operate the Surrey-Newton-Guildford Light Rail Line


Future Projects (Estimated: $36 M)

  • Project development and early works for the Surrey-Langley Line
  • Planning for a potential Burnaby Mountain Gondola
  • Planning for rapid transit to UBC Point Grey campus


Bus Capital (Estimated: $530 M)

  • 151 new buses, as well as replacement buses for existing fleet
  • Transit priority projects and enhanced passenger amenities along bus routes, including new B-Lines
  • New bus depot, as well as capacity expansion at existing bus depots


Bus Operating (Estimated: $360 M)

  • Increase bus service by 8% across the region in 2020 and 2021
    • Improve service on up to 75 different bus routes that carry over 350,000 passengers across the region every day
    • Provide new bus service to the following communities:
      • North Vancouver – Harbourside
      • Surrey – 68th Avenue Crosstown (Scottsdale to Sullivan), East Fraser Heights
      • Vancouver – East Fraser Lands (River District)
    • Implement two new B-Lines by 2021:
      • Richmond to Expo Line
      • Scott Road (120th Street)
    • Extend last SeaBus sailing out of Waterfront Station by 10 minutes to meet the last Canada Line train
  • Increase HandyDART service by 7% over 2020 and 2021


Road Capital (Estimated: $75 M)

  • Upgrades to the Major Road Network, including funding to municipalities in 2020 and 2021 for seismic retrofits, and minor capital upgrades


Walking & Cycling Capital (Estimated: $50 M)

  • Upgrades to pedestrian and cycling infrastructure, including funding to municipalities from 2020 to 2021
  • Upgrades to TransLink-owned cycling infrastructure

    Contact Us

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    • Phone: 778.375.7788
    • Address: 400 - 287 Nelson's Court, New Westminster, BC
    • Media Contact Hours:
      8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Email: media@translink.ca