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  1. Vancouver general sightings and notes

    I'm pretty sure that's not a legend, It's just a list of all the connections you can make at waterfront. I don't think there is a legend.
  2. Thanks everyone for your help.
  3. Hey everyone, I'm about to move to Toronto from Vancouver til August. If I wanted to track a particular bus down (say, to ride a slowbox or EZ-rider before they're done) what do you guys recommend for trackers? See, back in Vancouver they have this magic tcomm (https://tcomm.bustrainferry.com/mobile/ ) tracker that does it all, its got all the runs each bus does that day and schedules and also assignment history. I've tried a few of the ones talked about on here; but nothing is quite like tcomm is. I think. Any recommendations? Web app or phone app, I don't mind. Thanks very much.
  4. 2017 Alexander Dennis Enviro 500 trial

    I think all the trips are unscheduled. I assume the wires blocking the 601 are south of SDX then?
  5. Transit in Vancouver: Questions and Answers

    Spotted R8010 showing 620 Tsaww Ferry / Via / Ladner Exchange / Lest We Forget (Balios sign) At 4 exposures, thats a lot of text. Anyone know the max? What if the bus also had the Sorry Full or Express setting set, would it start replacing other messages?
  6. Collisions and Incidents thread

    This poor 410 is stranded on annacis island, its not scheduled to be doing any 104s or anything though. Im not sure what happened there...
  7. 2015 Community Shuttle Order

    17548 in service today.
  8. 2017 Garage Transfers and Storage Reactivations

    I figured everyone has seen this by now, but https://tcomm.bustrainferry.com/retirement_export.txt exists for those who don't know. Be sure to bookmark it!
  9. Vancouver: T-Comm "E-Sightings"

    There are more NFI vehichles on the 15 right now than there are novas. If you asked me a month ago, I sure didnt think that would happen any time soon.
  10. 2017 Garage Transfers and Storage Reactivations

    7404 to VTC, it was just ahead of me on marine drive for a ways. I wonder if this will be a recurring theme...
  11. Vancouver general sightings and notes

    I rode a 14 Hastings today, and between ubc loop and the first stop (allison) the interior stop announcement sign displayed a scrolling message about that stop coming back into service, I had never seen that display read anything except stop names and the random debug and version info when the bus starts up (MID: xxxxxx) and all that. So that was kind of interesting.
  12. New Flyer D60LF Retirement / Storage watch

    As far as I can tell, I think the busses you listed as retired in 2015 actually retired in 2016 (some after the 150xx entered service in the spring), and the ones listed as being retired in 2016 were retired this year. Off by one! Having said that, 8086 and 8101 did retire in late 2015. Going by the wiki, anyway.
  13. West Vancouver Blue Bus

    I rode 17502 earlier, and I like the layout far more than our other shuttles. Looks nice too. It feels more natural cohesive and less like a makeshift box bolted on a pickup truck. I'd support that design for future orders. Also, 17503 in service this AM.
  14. Vancouver general sightings and notes

    I wonder how many ubc students you can fit in the luggage rack
  15. Random Photos - Vancouver and area

    I'm having a midnight peek at the nextbus mobile website regarding the routes that are changing this sheet, and enjoying some of the oddities. Here are a couple of my favorite nonsense screenshots... I'd excited for my one seat ride from deep cove to east cambie, and I can get a convenient transfer to ladner exchange at Haney Place!
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