TransLink asks customers to avoid travel if possible, winter storm warning in effect

Stay home if you can.

TransLink asks people to avoid non-essential travel during the current winter storm warning in effect for Metro Vancouver, Dec. 23, 2022. Photo: @translink/Twitter

Friday morning (Dec. 23) TransLink issued a statement saying that extra staff has been working overnight to ensure public transit across Metro Vancouver can keep moving.

There will also be extra staff working throughout the day however, they still advise that customers avoid travelling if possible.

With a winter storm warning in effect, they warn people to expect delays and build in extra travel time. 

People can track their buses and see SkyTrain service updates on TransLink's Trip Planner and on Twitter. You can also sign up for customized Transit Alerts for your route.

TransLink's snow plan for severe weather is in effect and they promise they are in constant communication with each regional municipality to advise which roads and routes should be prioritized for plowing and clearing.