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– Express buses on Granville to disappear

August 18, 2009

Vancouver Courier

Cheryl Rossi, Vancouver Courier

Published: Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Many transit riders taking buses on Granville Street will have to learn new routes starting Sept. 7.

The 98 B-Line express bus which runs between Richmond and Waterfront Station will disappear, as will other express buses to and from Vancouver along Granville.

TransLink expects customers will hop on the new rapid transit Canada Line, which opened Monday, for swift north-south travel along Cambie Street into downtown Vancouver. Those who must travel down Granville can catch the No. 10 Granville/Hastings bus.

Its frequency will be increased to approximately seven minutes during peak periods and every 10 minutes at midday. Stephen Rees, a former project manager in transportation policy with TransLink, says more frequent trolley buses will still be slower than the 98 B-Line.

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