Coast Mountain Bus Company route 135 'SFU / Burrard Stn'

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135 SFU/Burrard Station
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New Flyer D60LF – 8013 turning left on University Drive West at SFU as route 135 heading back to Burrard Station
Service Area Burnaby
Vancouver
Termini Simon Fraser University
Burrard Station
Operations Burnaby Transit Centre
Port Coquitlam Transit Centre*
Vehicles NFI C40LFR TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png*
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NFI XN40 TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png*
Nova Bus LFS TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png**
Branches 135 SFU
135 Burrard Station
135 To Duthie and Hastings**
135 To Willingdon***

* Select AM peak hour trips
** During snowfall
*** Select eastbound PM peak hour trips

135 SFU/Burrard Station TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png was a bus route operated by Coast Mountain Bus Company in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Route Details

This was an east-west express route connecting Simon Fraser University in Burnaby and Burrard Station in Vancouver running primarily on Hastings Street. It was a Frequent Transit Network (FTN) route, running seven days a week, 15 minutes or better, 15 hours a day.

Eastbound trips departed Burrard Station heading north on Burrard Street, east on W. Hastings Street becoming Burnaby Mountain Parkway, north on Gaglardi Way, east on University Drive East, and south on East Campus Road to SFU Exchange,

Westbound trips departed SFU Exchange heading east on University High Street, south on Tower Road, west on South Campus Road, north on Gaglardi Way, west on University Drive West, south on Gaglardi Way, west on Hastings Street, south on Howe Street, west on W. Georgia Street, and north on Burrard Street to Burrard Station.

TransLink Buses bullet-b.png 135 Stopping Procedures 
Pick-up and drop-off service at all stops and express service ran between Burrard Station and the PNE Park and Ride.
Stop Accessibility TransLink Buses bullet-a.png Bus Connections Notes
SFU Exchange
(Bay 2)
TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png 143 144 145 N35
TransLink Buses bullet-a.png Local service between Simon Fraser University and PNE Park and Ride
E. Hastings Street & Windermere Street
PNE Park and Ride
TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png 14 160 N35
E. Hastings Street & Renfrew Street TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png 14 16 160 N35
E. Hastings Street & Nanaimo Street 7 14 16 160 N35
  • Eastbound stop not accessible
E. Hastings Street & Commercial Drive TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png 14 16 20 160 190 N20 N35
E. Hastings Street & Main Street TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png 3 4 7 8 14 16 20 160 190 N8 N20 N35
TransLink Buses bullet-a.png Local service between E. Hastings Street & Main Street and Burrard Station
Howe Street & Dunsmuir Street TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png 4 5 7 10 14 16 20 50 160 190 209 210 211 214 N6 N8 N9 N10 N15 N17 N19 N20 N22 N24 N35
  • Westbound trips only
  • Unloading only
Burrard Station
(Bay 7)
Expo Line
TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png 2 5 22 32 44 160 190 209 210 211 214 240 241 242 246 247 250 250A 253 254 257 N22 N24

Points of Interest

History

  • July 1961 - Service introduced as 35 Westridge, connecting Kootenay Loop and Pandora Street & Inlet Drive[1]
  • September 1965 - Service extended up Burnaby Mountain during peak hours to coincide with the opening of Simon Fraser University[2]
  • October 1984 - Service rebranded from 35 Westridge–SFU to 135 SFU/To Duthie/Kootenay Loop[3]
  • March 1986 - Late-night service rerouted from Kootenay Loop to Hastings, Inlet, Ridge, Duthie, Curtis, Sperling, Hastings and back to Kootenay Loop[4]
  • October 1990 - Accessible service introduced[5]
  • September 1996 - Service revised to go via Burnaby Mountain Parkway following its completion. Service on Curtis Street discontinued[6]
  • April 1997 - Route extended to Stanley Park, with express service between Hastings & Main and PNE Park and Ride. Local service provided by 35 SFU/Stanley Park running during evenings and on Sundays/holidays[7][8]
    • (Westbound) via: East Campus Rd, South Campus Rd, Gaglardi Way, University Drive, Burnaby Mountain Parkway, Hastings, Duthie, Ridge, Inlet, Hastings, Richards, Pender, Georgia, Chilco to Stanley Park Loop
    • (Eastbound) via: Chilco, Georgia, Pender, Seymour, Hastings, Inlet, Ridge, Duthie, Hastings, Burnaby Mountain Parkway, Gaglardi Way, University Drive, East Campus Rd
  • December 1997 - Due to traffic delays on Pender Street between Burrard and Seymour, routing revised to operate via Burrard and Hastings in both directions[9]
  • September 1998 - Articulated buses introduced. This service improvement results in the partial replacement of portions of the 285 SFU/Capilano College[10]
  • September 1999 - Stop procedures in the express portion in Vancouver revised to allow for pick-up and drop-off in both directions. Service replaced the 35 on Sundays/holidays during the daytime[11]
  • November 1999 - Route became equipped with bike racks[12]
  • December 1999 - Downtown routing diverted via Burrard Street, AM peak via: Hastings, Burrard to Dunsmuir and PM peak via: Pender, Burrard, Hastings
  • June 2002 - Western terminus moved to the Upper Zoo Loop due to the closure of Chilco Loop as part of Stanley Park Causeway construction.[13] Service to the Upper Zoo Loop previously during the summer only[14]
  • September 2002 - Service through Westridge discontinued and evening service introduced to replace the 35.[15] Service on Inlet Drive, Ridge Drive, and Duthie Avenue discontinued to provide more direct service
  • February 2003 - Service proposed to be upgraded to a B-Line, to be numbered 96 with a planned implementation within 2–4 years[16]
  • September 2003 - Western terminus revised to Burrard Station for all trips. Service to Stanley Park discontinued. Westbound routing revised to go via Hastings, Howe, Georgia, Burrard[17]
  • July 2005 - Service proposed to be upgraded to a B-Line, to be numbered 95 with transit priority measures and improved passenger ammenties[18]
  • November 2015 - Service proposed to be discontinued and replaced by the 95 B-Line with portions of local service in Burnaby to be replaced by the 160 Port Coquitlam Station/Brentwood Station[19]
  • December 2016 - Service discontinued and replaced by the 95 B-Line[20]

References

  1. The Buzzer July 14, 1961 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 26-01-2017
  2. The Buzzer August 27, 1965 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 26-01-2017
  3. The Buzzer October 12, 1984 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 04-01-2017
  4. The Buzzer February 28, 1986 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 13-11-2017
  5. The Buzzer September 21, 1990 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 27-04-2020
  6. The Buzzer August 23, 1996 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 07-02-2021
  7. The Buzzer March 7, 1997 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 23-04-2020
  8. The Buzzer April 4, 1997 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 23-04-2020
  9. The Buzzer November 28, 1997 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 03-05-2020
  10. The Buzzer August 21, 1998 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 09-10-2014
  11. The Buzzer August 20, 1999 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 05-09-2020
  12. The Buzzer October 29 1999 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 19-11-2017
  13. The Buzzer June 14, 2002 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 06-01-2017
  14. 135 SFU/Stanley Park translink.bc.ca, archived on Web Archive, retrieved 06-03-2021
  15. New Routes translink.bc.ca, archived on Web Archive, retrieved 06-05-2020
  16. Burnaby/New Westminster Area Transit Plan Summary Report translink.ca, retrieved 10-03-2021
  17. September 2003 service changes Web Archive, retrieved 27-01-2021
  18. Vancouver/UBC Transit Plan translink.ca, retrieved 10-03-2021
  19. 2015 Transit Network Consultation translink.ca, archived on Web Archive, retrieved 31-05-2021
  20. The Buzzer Blog November 29, 2016 translink.ca retrieved 12-12-2016
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Terminals R2 Marine Dr Lonsdale QuayCanada LineExpo LineTransLink West Coast Express bullet-a.pngR5 Hastings St Waterfront Station
Bus Loops and Exchanges
Vancouver Expo Line 29th Avenue StationBlanca Loop99 B-Line Boundary LoopExpo LineR5 Hastings St Burrard StationExpo LineMillennium Line99 B-Line Commercial–Broadway StationR4 41st Ave Dunbar LoopExpo LineR4 41st Ave Joyce StationKnight Street–Marine DriveR5 Hastings St Kootenay LoopExpo Line Main Street StationCanada Line Marine Drive StationMarpole LoopExpo Line Nanaimo StationStanley Park LoopR4 41st Ave99 B-Line UBC ExchangeCanada LineExpo LineSeaBusTransLink West Coast Express bullet-a.pngR5 Hastings St Waterfront Station
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Expo Line 22nd Street StationExpo Line Braid StationMillennium Line Brentwood StationExpo Line Edmonds StationExpo LineMillennium Line Lougheed StationExpo Line New Westminster StationExpo LineMillennium Line Production Way StationExpo Line Metrotown StationR5 Hastings St SFU ExchangeMillennium Line Sperling Station
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Richmond Canada Line Bridgeport StationCanada Line Richmond–Brighouse StationSteveston Exchange
North Shore Capilano UniversitySeaBusR2 Marine Dr Lonsdale QuayLynn Valley CentreR2 Marine Dr Park RoyalR2 Marine Dr Phibbs Exchange
Pitt Meadows
& Maple Ridge
R3 Lougheed Hwy Haney PlaceTransLink West Coast Express bullet-a.png Maple Meadows StationTransLink West Coast Express bullet-a.png Pitt Meadows Station
South of Fraser Carvolth ExchangeR1 King George Blvd Guildford ExchangeLadner ExchangeLangley CentreR1 King George Blvd Newton ExchangeExpo Line Scott Road StationScottsdale ExchangeSouth Delta ExchangeSouth Surrey Park and RideExpo LineR1 King George Blvd Surrey Central StationWhite Rock Centre
Former Exchanges Airport StationBrentwood MallCoquitlam Recreation CentreCoquitlam StationEast Guildford Park and RideLougheed MallLougheed Park and RideMatthews ExchangeMeadow Ridge CentrePitt Meadows Park and RidePort Moody StationPNE Park and RidePort Coquitlam CentreRenfrew LoopRichmond CentreRichmond ExchangeSexsmith Park and RideSouth Richmond Park and RideWalnut Grove Park and Ride
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School Trips 840 848 855 861 863 864 865 880 881
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