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TransLink announces layoffs, route cancellations, and service reductions as 'cost-saving measures'

TransLink announces layoffs, route cancellations, and service reductions as 'cost-saving measures'

“This has been an incredibly tough decision and one we do not take lightly,” says TransLink CEO Kevin Desmond
TransLink could be 'unrecognizable' without senior government cash: Mayors' Council

TransLink could be 'unrecognizable' without senior government cash: Mayors' Council

"We are talking about segments and routes of the transit system completely gone out of the system," says council chair Mayor Jonathan Cote
TransLink losing $75 million per month, seeks emergency funding

TransLink losing $75 million per month, seeks emergency funding

TransLink CEO Kevin Desmond says ‘dire situation’ could force cancellation of entire routes
North Shore’s R2 RapidBus makes quiet debut

North Shore’s R2 RapidBus makes quiet debut

The long-awaited Marine-Main R2 RapidBus entered service with little fanfare, as COVID-19 has kept commuters at home
BC Ferries is screening passengers for COVID-19 before allowing them to board

BC Ferries is screening passengers for COVID-19 before allowing them to board

Transport Canada announced new measures on Sunday regulating commercial passenger vessels and ferries to stop the spread of COVID-19
Union representing BC Ferries workers readying for battle after layoffs

Union representing BC Ferries workers readying for battle after layoffs

Unionized workers are surprised BC Ferries “announced layoffs without taking any of the steps they are obligated to take under the collective agreement.”
BC Ferries cuts sailings on major routes, suspends service on others

BC Ferries cuts sailings on major routes, suspends service on others

Service levels will be cut in half, with some routes in and out of Vancouver suspended entirely
Developer floats public gondola plan for West Vancouver (IMAGES)

Developer floats public gondola plan for West Vancouver (IMAGES)

A two-kilometre air tram from the Marine Drive area to Cypress Lookout
BC Ferries advises against non-essential travel

BC Ferries advises against non-essential travel

The news comes after several small B.C. communities asked visitors to stay away
Here is how to get a partial refund on your March Compass card

Here is how to get a partial refund on your March Compass card

TransLink will offer partial refunds due to the COVID-19 pandemic