February 25, 2018

Car crash into Vancouver light pole kills 26-year-old passenger

Vancouver police are investigating after a car crashed into a light pole early this morning, killing a passenger. Police say the car was heading south on Cambie from 33rd Avenue when it veered off the road and hit the pole around 12:30 a.m. A 26-year-old woman in the passenger seat was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been released … [Read more...]

Another Greyhound delay; passenger claims travellers left outside

A frustrated Greyhound passenger who was stranded in Kamloops when buses didn't show up during the pre-Christmas rush says it's happening again--this time in Banff. Carson Loveday says the temperature was -7 Thursday evening, and other passengers told stranded travellers buses were running more than four hours late. "The office is completely … [Read more...]

Impatient passenger assaults Saanich bus driver

A BC Transit bus driver in Saanich was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a struggle with an impatient passenger at 10am on Boxing Day. It happened as the driver was assisting a passenger in a wheel chair off the bus, when the twenty one-year old man kept trying to push past. The driver told the man he could exit by the back … [Read more...]

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 and police … [Read more...]