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Poll says 88% of South Fraser adults want passenger trains between Surrey, Chilliwack

The poll was conducted by Research Co. on behalf of the South Fraser Community Rail Project

 

Surrey Central SkyTrain Station. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Suspect accused of ‘abhorrent’ assaults at Surrey SkyTrain stations

Transit Police say assaults were on April 9, 14 and 17

 

The new Central Fraser Valley Transit operations and maintenance facility opened in December 2020 on Gladys Avenue in Abbotsford. A virtual celebration was held on March 24. (Screengrab from BC Transit video)

Virtual celebration marks opening of new transit depot in Abbotsford

Facility on Gladys Avenue currently has 35 buses in operation, with 10 more this summer

 

SkyTrain in Whalley. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

‘Build it and they will come’: Canada’s public transit looks to rebound from COVID

There were fears transit agencies in Canada would have to make drastic service cuts

SkyTrain in Whalley. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
A bus driver wears a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the digital sign on the front of the bus reminds passengers that masks are mandatory on public transit, in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

TransLink CEO asks riders not to enforce mask rules after Surrey bus punch-up

A fight broke out on a bus at 96 Avenue and Scott Road involving a man who refused to wear a mask

A bus driver wears a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the digital sign on the front of the bus reminds passengers that masks are mandatory on public transit, in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
FILE – Transit Police officers are in self-isolation after being coughed and spit at during an arrest on Sunday, March 22, 2020. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police handout)
FILE – Transit Police officers are in self-isolation after being coughed and spit at during an arrest on Sunday, March 22, 2020. (Metro Vancouver Transit Police handout)
A group of UFV students has created a petition and will be having a letter-writing event on March 14 to try and improve public transit in the Fraser Valley. (Progress file)

Letter-writing event for better Fraser Valley public transit will be taking place in Chilliwack

A group of UFV students has created a petition in an attempt to improve public transit in the FV

  • Mar 12, 2020
A group of UFV students has created a petition and will be having a letter-writing event on March 14 to try and improve public transit in the Fraser Valley. (Progress file)