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Transit Police chief wants officers to be more visible on system

May 30, 2013
Transit Police chief wants officers to be more visible on system

The chief of the Transit Police force wants to see a more visible presence of his members on the system.   Neil Dubord says he’s not looking at expansion of his force but rather how to “optimise” what’s in place already.   He says it’s important for transit riders to feel safe. “I want to [...]

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Photos: No Pants Ride 2013 takes over SkyTrain

January 14, 2013

Vancouver was one of 50 cities shocking transit riders on No-Pants Subway Ride day Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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New twenty dollar bills not working on Translink ticket machines

November 12, 2012
New twenty dollar bills not working on Translink ticket machines

Transit riders won’t be able to use new twenty dollar polymer bills at some ticket machines this week. Translink Spokesperson Drew Snider says they have to roll out a software update so the machines recognize the new notes. He says they faced similar problems when new toonies and loonies were released into circulation, and did [...]

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Translink going all-out to ensure passenger safety

November 7, 2012
Translink going all-out to ensure passenger safety

Translink’s CEO says staff are making every possible effort to make sure transit riders are safe. This, after a bomb was discovered on the Skytrain tracks last week. Ian Jarvis says Translink will determine whether they need to change procedures, once the dust settles on the investigation. “Certainly, it’s in the hands of transit police [...]

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Increased Transit Police presence during commute doesn’t worry riders

November 5, 2012
Increased Transit Police presence during commute doesn’t worry riders

An increased Transit Police presence will be watching over the Skytrain line during the first morning commute since an explosive was found on Surrey tracks Friday. Transit Police Spokesperson Anne Drennan says the extra uniformed presence will carry on through the week as the investigation continues. “As well, there will be continued site sweeps, into [...]

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