TransLink service reductions, planned to begin on May 18, will not go ahead thanks to new discussions between the company and the province.
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TransLink avoids planned service reductions
Published 11:25 PDT, Fri May 8, 2020
Last Updated: 2:13 PDT, Wed May 12, 2021
People in Richmond and throughout Metro Vancouver can be assured that transit service will remain available during BC’s Restart Plan.
TransLink, like many transit agencies across the country, has incurred major financial impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, a solution—currently in discussion between TransLink and the province—will address these impacts.
TransLink and its operating companies will suspend the service reductions planned to begin on May 18 and rescind layoff notices issued to about 1,500 employees. The province and TransLink will also continue to call on the federal government for a national solution to the challenges facing transit systems.