Category: Transportation

Mother heartbroken after no charges in party bus death

Crown counsel’s decision to lay no charges in the January death of 23-year-old Chelsea James, who died in January after falling from a party bus, has devastated James’ family a second time. No wonder: the police investigation found… Read More

Council endorses YVR’s opposition to sale of Canada’s big airports to global investors

Vancouver city council today joined Vancouver Airport Authority in opposing a proposal to sell Canada’s major airports to global investors, a move that would undoubtedly drive up the cost of travel. The vote came in response to a… Read More

Translink CEO’s breakthrough pledge: keep those escalators moving

In all the good news that Translink CEO Kevin Desmond rolled out at yesterday’s Board of Trade lunch — more bus service soon, Compass working well, Evergreen ready to go — the pledge that leaped out at me… Read More

Tentative agreement with bus drivers signals better days for Translink riders . . . at last

Translink’s bus drivers, members of Unifor Locals 111 and 2200, will be voting Thursday on a tentative three-year agreement with Translink, the latest sign that the regional transit authority is finally into a stretch of good news. There are… Read More