Recent developments with this project
Trolley line installation
May 16, 2016 - Construction begins to install trolley lines for new bus routes
Council and TransLink decisions
April 11, 2016 - Council approved the creation of a permanent plaza at 800 Robson Street. TransLink confirmed the implementation of option 2: 05 - Denman-Burrard-Pender-Cambie, and 06 - Davie-Cambie.
TransLink's Transit Network Consultation
Spring 2016 - TransLink completed their Transit Network Consultation survey which explored the two preferred routes dependent on a decision regarding 800 Robson Street.
Final report is complete
September 2015 – TransLink and the City have released the final summary report (7 MB) of the Downtown Vancouver Local Bus Service Review.
Phase 2 consultation is complete
June 2014 – The consultation summary of the Phase 2 consultation is now available on TransLink's website.
May 2014 – Thank you to everyone who participated in Phase 2 of the Downtown Bus Service Review. More than 300 people attended the open houses and 977 completed questionnaires. We anticipate that final results will be available for review later in 2014.
Tell us what you think about the local bus service downtown
April 2, 2014 – TransLink and the City are looking for your input on possible options for bus service in downtown Vancouver. If you're not able to attend one of our open houses (April 5, 9, 10, and 12), or would prefer to provide input in the comfort of your own home, take our online questionnaire.
The questionnaire is now closed.
Phase 2 - Open houses
April, 2013 – Share your thoughts and help inform the development of network design alternatives. Visit one of our open houses.
- Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014
Location: West End Community Centre
- Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Time: 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Woodwards Atrium
- Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
Time: 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Yaletown Roundhouse – Great Hall
- Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Location: Vancouver Public Library Central Branch – Alma/Peter Lecture Rooms, 350 West Georgia Street
Or if you can't make it, fill out our online questionnaire - open until April 21, 2014.
Get the summary from our first phase of consultation
September 26, 2013 – The Phase 1 Consultation Summary Report is available. The report covers the June 17 – July 12, 2013 consultation period and includes the project context and goals, consultation methods, consultation summary, and next steps.
A consultation summary report is in development
June 17 – July 12, 2013 – The City and TransLink held two open houses and gathered input through an online questionnaire to inform the development of network design alternatives for local bus service in downtown Vancouver.
Thank you to everyone who came out to an open house or answered the online questionnaire. A consultation summary report will be posted later in the summer and further feedback will be collected in early 2014 on alternative network design concepts.
Tell us what you think about the downtown local bus service
June 21, 2013 – We'd like to know how you use the downtown local bus service and your experiences with the system. If you’re not able to attend one of our open houses (June 22 and 26) or would prefer to provide input in the comfort of your own home, this is your chance. Share your views in our online questionnaire. Your feedback will help inform the Downtown Local Bus Service Review.
Open houses and questionnaire
May 30, 2013 – Share your thoughts with the study team and inform the development of network design alternatives. Visit one of the open houses.
- Date: Saturday, June 22, 2013
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Barclay Manor and Heritage Square, 1447 Barclay Street
- Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Time: 3:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Vancouver Public Library Central Branch, 350 West Georgia Street
Or, if you can't make it, fill out our online questionnaire between June 21 – July 15.