Tag: Compass

Single zone bus fare signals Translink heading into home stretch on Compass card, tough decisions to come

The new single zone for bus riders under the Compass card system, announced by acting Translink CEO Cathy McLay yesterday, signals Translink’s surrender, at last, on its requirement for Compass users to “tap off” on buses. The “tap… Read More

What’s really going on with Compass card? Bills keep mounting, but no date for start up

Translink has now confirmed what many feared — the $194 million Compass card system — once scheduled for roll out last September, now has no definitive date for launch. This is bad news for riders, who could use… Read More

Off-again, on-again Compass rollout will mean big adjustments for transit riders

The reported delay in the roll-out of Translink’s Compass card, now denied by Translink, came just 48 hours after I began tapping in and tapping out with my own card, one of 10,000 issued to transit riders volunteering… Read More