Coast Mountain Bus Company route 151 'Como Lake Avenue'

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151 Como Lake Avenue
Coquitlam Central Station/Burquitlam Station

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New Flyer XN40 – 14002 turns left onto Norman Ave enroute to Burquitlam Station on the 151 Como Lake Avenue.
Service Area Coquitlam
Termini Coquitlam Central Station
Burquitlam Station
Operations Port Coquitlam Transit Centre
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Branches 151 Coquitlam Central Station
151 Burquitlam Station
151 Burquitlam Station via Coq Rec Centre*
School Special**

* PM school special service
** PM school special service starting at Coquitlam Rec Centre to Port Coquitlam Station

151 Como Lake Avenue TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png is a bus route operated by Coast Mountain Bus Company in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Route Details

This is an east-west route providing service between Coquitlam and Burnaby. It services mainly residential areas providing SkyTrain connection service at 20-30 minute frequencies.

The route departs Burquitlam Station via Clarke Road to Como Lake Avenue east to Spuraway Avenue where Como Lake meets Mariner Way and then Ranch Park Way, Dewdney Trunk Road, Mariner Way, Barnet Highway, and then Lougheed Highway to arrive at Coquitlam Station via access road.

Westbound trips depart Coquitlam Station by access road to Lougheed Highway, Dewdney Trunk Road and then Ranch Park Way. The route arrives at Burquitlam Station by Clarke Road.

On weekdays when school is in session, an eastbound PM peak trip starts at Coquitlam Rec Centre and routes via Winslow, Porier, Foster, and Linton to Como Lake. It then continues as a normal eastbound 151 until Mariner Way. Instead, it takes a left onto Mariner Way and continues to Dewdney Trunk, Westwood, and Kingsway to Port Coquitlam Station.

On weekdays when school is in session, a westbound PM peak trip starts at Como Lake at 2500 Block. It continues on Como Lake until Linton Street, where it then goes south on Linton and continues via Foster and Winslow to Coquitlam Rec Centre. It then follows Winslow to Schoolhouse and Como Lake where it continues via regular route to Burquitlam Station. Another westbound trip starts at Como Lake at 2500 Block and goes to Burquitlam Station with no changes in routing.

Points of Interest

  • Millennium Line Burquitlam Station (Bay 3)
  • Coquitlam College
  • Good Neighbour Park
  • Coquitlam Poirer Community Centre
  • Coquitlam Sports Centre
  • Como Lake Village Shopping Centre
  • Mundy Park
  • Dr. Charles Best Secondary School
  • Millennium LineTransLink West Coast Express bullet-a.pngR3 Lougheed Hwy Coquiltam Central Station (Bay 8)
  • Coquitlam Centre
  • Westwood Mall Shopping Centre

History

  • August 1978 - Service introduced as 151 Laurentian. Service replaced portions of the discontinued 933 Lougheed[1]
  • BC Transit Era - Service provided to Vancouver as route 151 Coquitlam Station/Vancouver operating as an express service[2]
  • December 1991 - Accessible service introduced on select trips[3]
  • July 1992 - Service revised to stop on Winslow Avenue instead of inside the Coquitlam Rec Centre loop resulting in minor routing change[4]
  • December 1992 - Select peak hour trips revised to go via Marine Way between Como Lake and Dewdney Trunk Road[5]
  • April 1994 - Eastbound service revised to operate via access road to Mariner Way, Johnson, Glen, Pinetree. Lincoln end the regular route to Port Coquitlam Centre [6]
  • December 1995 - Service along Pinetree, Glen and Johnson Street terminated and service to Downtown adjusted with select trips terminating at Hornby Terminus by Hastings, Howe, Dunsmuir, Burrard, Helmeken to Terminus; eastbound trips route via Hornby, Smithe, Burrard and Hastings
  • February 1996 - Peak hour trips extended from Burrard Station to Hornby & Nelson[7]
  • September 1997 - Stopping procedures revised at Brentwood to allow for pick-up and drop-off[8]
  • December 1997 - All eastbound trips rerouted via Ranch Park and Norman to Dewdney Trunk Road due to safety concerns regarding turns from Ranch Park onto Dewdney Trunk[9]
  • March 2000 - Millennium Line construction: route detoured off Lougheed Highway onto Winston, Government, and Austin to Lougheed Mall[10]
  • May 2000 - Millennium Line construction: routing revised from Brentwood Mall via Wilingdon, Dawson, Beta, Lougheed then regular route to Lougheed Mall[11]
  • June 2000 - Millennium Line construction: temporary rerouting of detour routing revised to go via Lougheed, Bainbridge, Winston, then regular detour routing to Lougheed Mall due to the closure of Winston Slip[12]
  • July 2000 - Winston Slip reopened and detour routing revised to go via Lougheed, Winston, regular detour routing to Lougheed Mall
  • 2000 - Eastbound reroute due to the construction for the Millennium Line via: Willingdon, Dawson, Beta, Lougheed, Winston, Government St, Austin to Lougheed Mall
  • September 2002 - Millennium Line service adjustments: route shortened to Lougheed Station and replaced a portion of the 154 between Lougheed Station and Coquitlam Rec Centre
  • September 2003 - Route became bike rack equipped[13]
  • December 2016 - Routing changed to provide direct service along Como Lake Avenue; western terminus moved to Burquitlam Station[14]
  • September 2020 - Service renamed from 151 Coquitlam Central Station/Burquitlam Station to 151 Como Lake Avenue

References

  1. The Buzzer August 11, 1978 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 06-01-2017
  2. Route Frequency Table, bctransit.com, retrieved 07-11-2009
  3. The Buzzer August 30, 1991 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 17-01-2017
  4. The Buzzer July 17, 1992 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 01-05-2020
  5. The Buzzer December 4, 1992 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 01-05-2020
  6. The Buzzer March 25, 21994 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 17-01-2017
  7. The Buzzer February 9, 1996 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 23-04-2020
  8. The Buzzer August 8, 1997 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 03-05-2020
  9. The Buzzer November 28, 1997 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 03-05-2020
  10. The Buzzer March 2, 2000 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 04-05-2020
  11. The Buzzer May 12, 2000 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 04-05-2020
  12. The Buzzer June 23, 2000 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 04-05-2020
  13. The Buzzer April 18, 2003 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 01-12-2017
  14. The Buzzer Blog December 7, 2016 translink.ca retrieved 12-12-2016
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