Starting June 24 TransLink is increasing bus service to overcrowded routes, including making some permanent changes to North Shore routes.
TransLink makes service changes four times a year to adjust for seasonal changes and to optimize bus services for changing travel behaviours.
Starting this summer, TransLink will permanently increase service for 26 overcrowded routes and provide more trips to ferry terminals, beaches and other tourist destinations with 13 seasonal increases until September 12.
Here are the changes:
- Permanently increasing service for the 240 on weekdays and Sundays
- Increasing Saturday service on the 210
- Seasonal only:Better access to Lynn Canyon Park, Lynn Valley Centre, Grouse Mountain, and Lions Bay with increased service on the 227, 236, and 262 for the summer
- Adding service on weekends to the 25, 33, 41,and 84
- Seasonal only:Increasing service to the 23 to help you make the most of English Bay this summer
- Seasonal only:Easier access to Stanley Park with added shuttles to Route 19 between Main Street-Science World Station and Stanley Park
- Seasonal only:Increases to the 2, 5/6, 15, and 50 all summer long
- Bringing more weekend trips to the 95 B-Line, 100,and 144
- Increasing weekday service for routes101, 104, and 123
- The 100will run full routes between 22nd street station and the Marpole loop on weekday mornings
Northeast (Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam)
- Seasonal only:Bringing back routes 150 and 179 to provide trips to White Pine Beach and Buntzen Lake
Southeast (Surrey, North Delta, Langleys, White Rock)
- The 301will see doubled service all day on Sundays
- More frequent service to the 319and 323 seven days a week
- Increased service for the 324, 335, 340, 341, 345, and N19
Southwest (Richmond, Tsawwassen, South Delta, Ladner)
- Adding service to the 403, 430,and 640
- Seasonal only: 620trips will run later to accommodate ferry schedules
Visit translink.ca/servicechanges for more detail about the improvements