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Mobility pricing shouldn’t be off the table, says outgoing TransLink CEO

November 5, 2020
Metro Vancouver drivers opposed to mobility pricing might want to buckle up. Despite local pushback in recent weeks, outgoing TransLink CEO Kevin Desmond says charging fees to motorists depending. . .

Video: A quarantined UBC student is hilariously ranking the university's meal deliveries on TikTok

September 16, 2020
A University of British Columbia student is taking to TikTok with hilarious videos giving the Internet an inside look at what quarantine conditions are like in the school's self-isolation units.. . .

92% of transit riders now wearing masks: TransLink

September 2, 2020
A strong majority of Metro Vancouver’s transit riders have been complying with TransLink’s mandatory mask policy. That’s according to the results of recent spot checks carried out by the . . .

Cue curbside selfies: Uber launches mask verification protocol

September 1, 2020
Uber riders may soon be asked to upload a quick selfie showcasing your masked mug after the company announced it would be rolling out a new mask verification protocol to help stem the spread of . . .

Fraser Health to change COVID-19 protocols after two Coquitlam pubs kept in the dark

August 15, 2020
Two Coquitlam pubs recently flagged over possible public exposures to COVID-19 are speaking up after silence from their health authority prompted them to contact-trace their own customers. The . . .

Burnaby poses regional licences for food trucks to neighbouring cities

July 27, 2020
Food trucks in Metro Vancouver may eventually get to operate under one regional licence after a request to the City of Burnaby from a Surrey-based perogy-serving food truck. The city received a . . .

Ride hailing attempts pandemic course correction

July 13, 2020
January 24 is a date “burned” into the mind of Peter Lukomskyj. After years spent trying to launch sanctioned ride-hailing services in B.C., Lyft Inc. (Nasdaq:LYFT) and competitor Uber . . .

Opinion: 'Gig' workers deserve a living wage, not insecurity

July 10, 2020
On June 22, New Westminster City Council approved the city’s participation in an inter-municipal business licence for ride-hailing agencies to operate in the region. While there are some merits . . .

Uber now fully licensed in Surrey after $65,000 legal battle vexes councillors

June 9, 2020
Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft are now officially licensed to operate in Surrey, after their inter-municipal business licences were approved Monday. But a final tab of $65,130 for a legal . . .

Looking to catch an Uber in the Tri-Cities? Don't forget your mask

May 13, 2020
Uber passengers and drivers will start wearing masks as part of a series of changes the ride-hailing app is making during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement released on Wednesday, the company . . .

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