TransLink has announced boosted transit service and extended hours during the 2018 Celebration of Light.
Coverage will be amplified in the evenings of July 28, August 1, and August 4, to ensure that everyone can safely commute to and from the fireworks.
Many bus routes will include extra trips to downtown Vancouver after 6:30 pm, as well as additional service after the event.
Some downtown and West End buses, however, will be detoured. A full list of detours can be found on their the TransLink website.
SkyTrain service will undergo the following changes:
The SeaBus will run as follows:
The West Coast Express will have a special train service on Saturday, August 4, leaving from Mission at 7 pm and arriving at Waterfront at 8:15 pm.
Some transit stations will also have modified access to ensure crowds are moving smoothly.
Customers are encouraged to plan ahead for their trips and top up Compass Cards beforehand to avoid lineups.
TransLink also reminds riders that they can use their Visa, Mastercard, or Apple Pay as an alternate method of payment.
The first day of the 2018 Celebration of light is this Saturday, July 28.