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June Service Changes

The next round of service changes start on June 25, 2018. Check back soon for details!

Transit Service Changes

Four times a year (spring, summer, fall, and winter), TransLink updates its bus service schedules to reflect seasonal changes in customer demand and to optimize service. The following service change came into effect on April 23, 2018 (unless indicated otherwise).

 

Seasonal Changes

All discontinued/reduced services will be reinstated in September 2018.

  • Service between UBC and Broadway/Alma discontinued in the a.m. and p.m. peaks due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • Effective Friday, May 25, 2018: The 7:50 a.m., 7:53 a.m. and 8:05 a.m. trips arriving at Willingdon Ave/Canada Way discontinued due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • Service between Phibbs Exchange and Capilano University discontinued due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • 7:56 a.m. trip from Joyce Station discontinued due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • Reduction in a.m. service due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • 8:16 and 8:27 a.m. trips departing VCC-Clark to UBC discontinued due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • Effective May 25, 2018: Service between Patterson Station and BCIT discontinued due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • Weekday a.m. and p.m. service between Phibbs Exchange and Capilano University discontinued due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • Reduction in service due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • Morning, midday and evening service operates every 20 minutes
  • Early evening service operates every 30 minutes (reduced from 15-20 minutes)
  • Last trip to UBC Loop is at 7:48 p.m. and the last trip from Bridgeport Station is at 6:59 p.m.

Effective May 19, 2018 to September 3rd, 2018 (Labour Day).

  • Additional weekend service between Downtown (Pender & Cambie) and Stanley Park:
    • Saturdays: 5-6 minute frequency from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Sundays: 6 minute frequency from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Effective May 19, 2018 to September 3rd, 2018 (Labour Day)

  • Improved weekend transit service to Spanish Banks/Jericho beaches.
  • Re-introduce seasonal transit summer service to White Pine Beach (Sasamat Lake) on:
    • Weekends: Saturday, Sunday and holidays between May 5 and September 3, 2018 (Labour Day)
    • Weekdays: Trips will operate to White Pine Beach from Monday, June 11 to Friday, August 31
  • Increase weekday frequency to every 15 mins between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Increased service to Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal from April 23 until September 4 (Labour Day).
    • 2-3 buses every 60 minutes
    • All 620 service will continue to be operated by articulated buses

 

Permanent Changes

  • The 68 UBC Exchange/Lower Mall will replace the northern part of the C18 and C20.
  • This new route will simplify the route structure at UBC.
  • View Route Map PDF
  • The 70 UBC Exchange/Wesbrook Mall will replace the southern part of the C18 and C20.
  • This new route will simplify the route structure at UBC.
  • View Route Map PDF
  • Schedule adjustment to match service frequency prior to splitting with the 106 in December.
  • The 129 will now run between Patterson and Holdom Stations. At Holdom Station, it will change to the 133, which will run between Holdom and Edmonds Stations.
  • Buses will operate exactly the same. Only destination signs will change.
  • Passengers traveling through Holdom Station will not need to change buses.
  • View Route Map PDF
  • The new 133 will operate from Holdom Station to Edmonds station, previously served by the old 129 route.
  • View Route Map PDF
  • Improved weekend frequency.
    • Saturday:
      • Frequency improved to every 20 mins (From 30 mins) from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Frequency improved to every 30 mins (From 60 mins) from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.
    • Sunday/Holidays:
      • Frequency improved to every 20 mins (From 30 mins) from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Frequency improved to every 30 mins (From 60 mins) from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Improved weekend frequency between Fraser Heights and Guildford.
    • Saturday:
      • Frequency improved to every 15 mins (From 30 mins) from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
    • Sunday/Holidays:
      • Frequency improved to every 15 mins (From 30 mins) from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • In order to better accommodate demand and reduce passups, all evening trips will be converted to conventional 40ft buses, instead of the smaller community shuttles.
    • The last three southbound trips from King George Station (7:56 p.m., 8:26 p.m., and 8:56 p.m.)
    • The last three northbound trips from Thrift & Johnson (7:34 p.m., 8:04 p.m., and 8:34 p.m.)
  • Improved frequency on Sunday/Holidays:
    • Frequency improved to every 15 mins (From 20 mins) from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Frequency improved to every 20 mins (From 30 mins) from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Route number changed from "C1" to "131"
  • Route number changed from "C2" to "132"
  • Improved frequency on weekdays:
    • Frequency improved to every 10 mins (from every 12 mins) from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.
    • Frequency improved to every 10 mins (from every 12 mins) from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Route number changed from "C10" to "280"
  • Route number changed from "C11" to "281"
  • Route number changed from "C12" to "262"
  • Route number changed from "C15" to "215"
  • The C18 will be discontinued and replaced by the new 68 and 70 routes.
  • Route number changed from "C19" to "42"
  • The C20 will be discontinued and replaced by the new 68 and 70 routes.
  • Route number changed from "C71" to "371"
  • Route number changed from "C71" to "373"
  • Improve service by reallocating services to better serve late-night trips on Fridays & Saturdays:
    • Monday–Thursday:
      • Remove the westbound trip departing Howe and Nelson at 3:01 a.m.
    • Friday:
      • Remove the westbound trip departing Howe and Nelson at 3:01 a.m.
      • Add a westbound trip departing Howe and Pender at 3:29 a.m.
    • Saturday:
      • Remove the westbound trip departing Howe and Nelson at 3:01 a.m.
      • Add a westbound trip departing Howe and Pender at 3:29 a.m.