Let’s keep safety simple — plan ahead, bundle up, and take care this winter.
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Winter Travel and Safety Tips
9. Watch for your bus. Drivers may not be able to pull into a bus stop, and instead will stop in an area that is safe and accessible nearby.
10. Allow for extra commuting time. Transit may be busier than usual, and there may be longer waits for certain services.
See what measures we're taking to keep customers safe and secure on transit.
Learn more about how we prepare our system for winter weather events.
Read stories about how TransLink prepares and how you can too.
By being proactive, we can maintain a safe and pleasant commute for everyone. Here are some tips and resources to help you prepare for the rainy months.
A common question we get asked during the snowy season is why doesn’t TransLink use tires designed for winter? Simply put – we do.
Shuttle buses are an important tool in our toolbox during snow days when challenging conditions affect our ability to maintain and deliver reliable service.
Learn why our SkyTrain attendants prefer to use use hockey sticks to clear snow and ice build-up from the SkyTrain doors.
We have a wide-ranging snow plan that covers every aspect of our operations and staff work around the clock to ensure transit service stays as reliable as possible. One of the tools in our toolbox is staffing every train across the SkyTrain network.
Planning on riding transit this winter? Be prepared using this helpful guide.