Getting Around for this New Years

"New Year’s Eve – Saturday, December 31, 2016
All TransLink transit services are free after 5 p.m. on December 31 until 5 a.m. on January 1.

Gates will remain open during this timeframe and customers should not tap Compass Cards or tickets after 5 p.m. However, customers who tap in before 5 p.m., must tap out on SkyTrain and SeaBus to ensure they’re charged the correct fare.

Bus service will run usual Saturday schedules with some routes running additional evening/late-night trips after their normal schedules. Use the Trip Planner (with the date of Dec. 31) to check your route and bus times.SkyTrain service will be extended by approximately one hour and include more frequent trains throughout the evening.SeaBus will be extended by one hour. The last sailing from Lonsdale Quay will be at 2:02 a.m. and the last sailing from Waterfront will be at 2:22 a.m.West Coast Express and extended 701 buses to Mission will not operate."


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