Winter Travel Guide
Staying safe shouldn't be alien — plan ahead, bundle up and take care this winter.
Sign Up For Transit Alerts
Stay informed about any delays or issues on your winter travels. Sign up to receive enhanced personalized alerts for your favourite routes, stations, and more.
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.
Winter Safety on The Buzzer
Read stories about how TransLink prepares and how you can too.
10 tips to stay safe when riding transit this winter
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.
TransLink bus tires, explained
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 during snow days, explained
Shuttle buses are an important tool in our toolbox during snow days when challenging conditions affect our ability to maintain and deliver reliable service.
A Canadian solution to keep SkyTrain customers moving
Learn why our SkyTrain attendants prefer to use use hockey sticks to clear snow and ice build-up from the SkyTrain doors.
This is why you see SkyTrain Attendants onboard during snow
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.
The essential guide to riding TransLink during the winter months
Planning on riding transit this winter? Be prepared using this helpful guide.
Tools and Support
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
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.
Review Transit Safety Tips
Learn more about safety recommendations for our different transit modes.
Ask For Help
Contact our Customer Information Team via Twitter or phone at 604.953.3333.