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Traffic backed up on Ironworkers Memorial after car fire

January 26, 2013

Bus riders and motorists are facing delays on the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge after a car fire on the bridge Saturday. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Angry Greyhound passengers stranded

December 24, 2012

A few dozen Greyhound bus riders trying to get home for Christmas have been stranded at the station overnight in Kamloops, and say they haven’t been told why. Kyle Brosseau says his bus left Vancouver last night en route to Calgary at 6:15 and arrived in Kamloops around 11pm. He says he was told they [...]

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Barbara Yaffe: No other transit system in Canada plays dead at the first lick of snow

December 20, 2012

Take a public transit system that delivers mediocre service at the best of times, sprinkle some snow and a dash of wind and what you get is a recipe for chaos. That’s exactly what got served up Wednesday to bus riders in Metro Vancouver who, in too many cases, were left to fend for themselves. [...]

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Snow disrupts travel for busses, YVR, and BC Ferries

December 19, 2012
Snow disrupts travel for busses, YVR, and BC Ferries

It’s getting colder out there, creating havoc for bus drivers in Metro Vancouver. Translink spokesman Derek Zabel says the early-morning commute wasn’t bad. But the snow is now turning to ice on the roads Buses are slipping around everywhere, but here’s one of the worst areas reported by drivers: “Basically the West Side of Vancouver [...]

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Strike looms for Victoria bus drivers

October 6, 2012
Strike looms for Victoria bus drivers

Bus riders in Victoria may soon be stranded–unionized bus drivers have served BC Transit with a 72-hour strike notice. Canadian Auto Workers Local 333 President Ben Williams says the union had no choice. “We came back to the table again yesterday, as well as today, and unfortunately BC Transit walked away from the table.” Williams [...]

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