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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 come into effect on April 23, 2018 (unless indicated otherwise).

 

Seasonal Changes

Post-Secondary Changes

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

  • 9 Alma/Granville/Commercial-Broadway Station/Boundary

    • Service between UBC and Broadway/Alma discontinued in the a.m. and p.m. peaks due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • 25 Brentwood Station/UBC

    • 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.
  • 28 Phibbs Exchange/Joyce Station

    • Service between Phibbs Exchange and Capilano University discontinued due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • 41 Joyce Station/Crown/UBC

    • 7:56 a.m. trip from Joyce Station discontinued due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • 43 Joyce Station/UBC

    • Reduction in a.m. service due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • 84 VCC-Clark Station/UBC

    • 8:16 and 8:27 a.m. trips departing VCC-Clark to UBC discontinued due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • 125 Patterson Station/BCIT

    • Effective May 25, 2018: Service between Patterson Station and BCIT discontinued due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • 130 Metrotown Station/Hastings/Kootenay/Phibbs Exchange

    • Weekday a.m. and p.m. service between Phibbs Exchange and Capilano University discontinued due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • 145 Production Way/SFU

    • Reduction in service due to lower demand during summer semester.
  • 480 Bridgeport Station/UBC

    • 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.

19 Metrotown Station/Stanley Park

Additional Service

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

  • Additional weekend service:
    • 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.

42 Alma/Spanish Banks

Additional Service

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

  • Improved weekend transit service to Spanish Banks/Jericho beaches.

150 White Pine Beach/Coquitlam Central Station

Additional Service

  • 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

236 Grouse Mountain/Pemberton Heights/Lonsdale Quay

Additional Service

  • Increase weekday frequency to every 15 mins between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

620 Tsawwassen Ferry/Bridgeport Station

Additional Service

  • Increased service to Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal from April 23 until September 3 (Labour Day).
    • 2-3 buses every 60 minutes
    • All 620 service will continue to be operated by articulated buses

 

Permanent Changes

68 UBC Exchange/Lower Mall

New Route

  • 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

70 UBC Exchange/Wesbrook Mall

New Route

  • 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

119 Metrotown Station/Edmonds Station

Service Improvement

  • Schedule adjustment to match service frequency prior to splitting with the 106 in December.

129 Patterson Station/Holdom Station

Route Revised

  • 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

133 Edmonds Station/Holdom Station

New Route

  • The new 133 will operate from Holdom Station to Edmonds station, previously served by the old 129 route.
  • View Route Map PDF

229 Lonsdale Quay/Lynn Valley

Mayors' Council 10-Year Vision Service Improvements

  • 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.

337 Fraser Heights/Guildford/Surrey Central Station

Mayors' Council 10-Year Vision Service Improvements

  • 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.

345 White Rock Centre/King George Station

Service Improvement

  • 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.)

403 Three Road/Bridgeport Station

Mayors' Council 10-Year Vision Service Improvement

  • 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.

C1 Kootenay Loop/Hastings at Gilmore

Route Number Change

  • Route number changed from "C1" to "131"

C2 Capitol Hill/Hastings at Gilmore

Route Number Change

  • Route number changed from "C2" to "132"

C3 Victoria Hill/Quayside

Service Improvement

  • 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.

C10 Bluewater/Snug Cove

Route Number Change

  • Route number changed from "C10" to "280"

C11 Eagle Cliff/Snug Cove

Route Number Change

  • Route number changed from "C11" to "281"

C12 Brunswick/Caulfield

Route Number Change

  • Route number changed from "C12" to "262"

C15 Indian River/Phibbs Exchange

Route Number Change

  • Route number changed from "C15" to "215"

C18 UBC Exchange/West Mall

Route Discontinued

  • The C18 will be discontinued and replaced by the new 68 and 70 routes.

C19 Spanish Banks/Alma

Route Number Change

  • Route number changed from "C19" to "42"

C20 UBC Exchange/Totem Park

Route Discontinued

  • The C20 will be discontinued and replaced by the new 68 and 70 routes.

C71 Surrey Central Station/Scott Road Station

Route Number Change

  • Route number changed from "C71" to "371"

C73 Surrey Central Station/Guildford

Route Number Change

  • Route number changed from "C73" to "373"

N17 UBC/Downtown

Service Improvement

  • 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.
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