Staying safe shouldn't be alien — 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.
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.
When travelling in winter, remember to:
Use Trip Planner to know where you’re going and give yourself extra time in case there are unexpected delays.
Check for disruptions by visiting the Alerts page, or sign up for Transit Alerts to get real-time updates sent straight to your phone or through email.
Learn more about safety recommendations for our different transit modes.