Coast Mountain Bus Company route 160 'Port Coquitlam Stn / Kootenay Loop'

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160 Port Coquitlam Station/Kootenay Loop
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New Flyer XN40 – 14032 on the 160 Vancouver via Barnet in 2015, travels down Hastings Street prior to being shortened to terminate at Kootenay Loop in 2016.
Service Area Port Coquitlam
Coquitlam
Port Moody
Burnaby
Vancouver
Termini Port Coquitlam Station
Kootenay Loop
Operations Port Coquitlam Transit Centre
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Branches 160 Port Coquitlam Station
160 Kootenay Loop

* Select PM peak hour trips and during special events

160 Port Coquitlam Station/Kootenay Loop 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 connecting Kootenay Loop in Vancouver and Port Coquitlam Station. It is a Frequent Transit Network (FTN) route with service 15 minutes or better for 15 hours or more of the day, seven days a week. It is also the only non-NightBus route to run across all three fare-zones.

Eastbound trips depart Kootenay Loop heading south on Kootenay Street, east on Hastings Street, north on Inlet Drive becoming Barnet Road heading east, east on St. Johns Street, and north on Williams Street to Moody Centre Station. Continuing from Moody Centre Station, trips head south on Hugh Street, east on St. Johns Street, north on Ioco Road, east on Ungless Way, east on Guildford Way, and south on Pinetree Way becoming Lougheed Highway to Coquitlam Central Station. Continuing from Coquitlam Central Station, trips head north on access road, east on Barnet Highway becoming Lougheed Highway, south on Shaughnessy Street, and east on Wilson Avenue to Port Coquitlam Station.

Westbound trips depart Port Coquitlam Station heading west on Wilson Avenue, north on Shaughnessy Street, west on Lougheed Highway, and south on Lougheed Highway to Coquitlam Central Station. Continuing from Coquitlam Central Station, trips head north on access road, east on Barnet Highway, north on Pinetree Way, west on Guildford Way, west on Ungless Way, south on Ioco Road, west on St. Johns Street, and north on Williams Street to Moody Centre Station. Continuing from Moody Centre Station, trips head south on Hugh Street, west on St. Johns Street, north on Barnet Highway becoming Barnet Road and Inlet Drive, and west on Hastings Street to Kootenay Loop.

On weekday afternoons, eastbound trips do not serve the stop at St. Johns Street & Clearview Drive.

Points of Interest

  • TransLink West Coast Express bullet-a.png Port Coquitlam Station (Bay 4)
  • Rowland Park Rec Centre
  • Port Coquitlam City Centre
  • Lions Way Park
  • Westwood Mall Shopping Centre
  • Millennium LineTransLink West Coast Express bullet-a.pngR3 Lougheed Hwy Coquiltam Central Station (Bay 1 – Port Coquitlam Station) (Bay 2 – Kootenay Loop)
  • Millennium Line Lincoln Station (Bay 1 – Port Coquitlam Station) (Bay 2 – Kootenay Loop)
  • Coquitlam Centre
  • Coquitlam Public Library
  • Douglas College – Coquitlam Campus
  • Coquitlam City Hall
  • Millennium Line Lafarge Lake–Douglas Station (Bay 3 – Kootenay Loop)
  • Eagle Ridge Hospital
  • Millennium Line Inlet Centre Station (Bay 1 – Kootenay Loop) (Bay 2 – Port Coquitlam Station)
  • Millennium LineTransLink West Coast Express bullet-a.png Moody Centre Station (Bay 4 – Port Coquitlam Station) (Bay 5 – Kootenay Loop)
  • Reed Point Marina
  • Barnet Marine Park
  • Kensington Park
  • George Green Park
  • R5 Hastings St Kootenay Loop (Bay 2)

History

  • October 1974 - 980 Barnet FastBUS service taken over by BC Hydro Transit from Pacific Stage Lines[1]
  • August 1975 - Service extended to the Mary Hill area to replace portions of the discontinued 188 Mary Hill. Trips terminating at Port Coquitlam read Barnet 980 Port Coquitlam on the front and 980 Port Coquitlam on the side. 980 Mary Hill was displayed on the side for the select Mary Hill trips[2]
  • August 1978 - Route renumbered from 980 Barnet to 160 Barnet[3]
  • September 1982 - Service rerouted between Port Moody and Coquitlam Centre to service the Eagle Ridge area. Routing to Port Coquitlam via regular route, Barnet Highway, Lansdowne, Glen, Pinetree, Lougheed Highway then regular route. Peak hour trips to continued on Barnet Highway and bypassed Eagle Ridge routing[4]
  • March 1985 - Service extended further into Eagle Ridge: Via Glen, Right on Lansdowne, left onto Guildford, left on Ioco to Barnet Highway[5]
  • Circa 1989 - Route known as 160 South Port Coquitlam/Vancouver[6]
  • September 1991 - Route revised to operate between Port Coquitlam Centre, the newly opened Coquitlam Transit Exchange and Downtown Vancouver; wheelchair accessible service commenced at the end of the month. A portion of the former route in the Mary Hill area is replaced by the 161 Mary Hill/Port Coquitlam Centre. Introduction of articulated "SuperBus" service, making it the first route in Metro Vancouver to operate articulated buses[7]
  • October 1991 - Accessible service introduced on select trips[8]
  • April 1993 - Routing revised to operate by Guildford Way. service along Glen Drive taken over by local routes[9]
    • Westbound - Service used Johnson to Guildford
    • Eastbound - Service continued along Guildford to Pinetree Way
  • October 1993 - Morning Vancouver-bound peak hour trips revised to use the Clarke Street Queue Jumper in Port Moody[10]
  • July 1995 - All westbound trips on Sundays and holidays revised to terminate at Burrard Station; alternate eastbound trips revised to terminate at Coquitlam Station[11]
  • December 1995 - Select trips revised to terminate at Hornby instead of Burrard Station[12]
    • To Hornby Terminus: Regular route to Hastings, Burrard, Helmcken to terminus
    • From Hornby Terminus: Hornby, Smithe, Burrard, Dunsmuir, Thurlow (Burrard Station), Pender, Burrard, Hastings, regular route
  • February 1996 - All trips revised to terminate on Thurlow at Dunsmuir via Burrard Station; service in Port Coquitlam revised to route via Reeve Street including weekends and evenings[13]
  • June 1997 - Due to low ridership, the westbound short-turn trip terminating at Reeve Street is discontinued[14]
  • September 1997 - Stopping procedures revised at Inlet & Ridge to allow for pick-up and drop-off[15]
  • November 1999 - Bike-rack equipped and wheelchair accessible service introduced[16]
  • September 2002 - Service revised to go via Barnet Highway in Coquitlam during off-peak hours and via Guildford Way during peak hours as part of 97 B-Line service changes[17]
  • September 2009 - Service procedures revised with drop-off only service to Vancouver and pick-up only service from Vancouver for stops along Hastings Street at Sperling; Holdom; Willingdon; Gilmore; and Kootenay[18]
  • December 2016 - Service discontinued between Kootenay Loop and Burrard Station. Suburban express service on Hastings Street discontinued and revised to local service to replace the 135 SFU/Burrard Station in Burnaby. All trips via Guildford Way in Coquitlam and discontinuation of service on Barnet Highway between Ioco Road and Coquitlam Central Station.[19] All trips via Moody Centre Station and discontinuation of PM peak hour short-turn trips between Moody Centre and Coquitlam Central
  • June 2017 - Route joined the Frequent Transit Network.[20]

References

  1. The Buzzer October 11, 1974 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 07-01-2017
  2. The Buzzer August 15, 1975 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 25-01-2017
  3. The Buzzer August 18 1978 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 03-10-2014
  4. The Buzzer September 3, 1982 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 25-01-2017
  5. The Buzzer March 15, 1985 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 01-12-2017
  6. The Buzzer August 25, 1989 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 19-11-2017
  7. The Buzzer August 16, 1991 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 19-11-2017
  8. The Buzzer August 30, 1991 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 17-01-2017
  9. The Buzzer March 26, 1993 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 13-01-2017
  10. The Buzzer October 8, 1993 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 02-05-2020
  11. The Buzzer June 19, 1995 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 19-11-2017
  12. The Buzzer December 1, 1995 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 19-11-2017
  13. The Buzzer February 9, 1996 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 19-11-2017
  14. The Buzzer June 13, 1997 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 06-04-2021
  15. The Buzzer August 8, 1997 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 03-05-2020
  16. The Buzzer October 29, 1999 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 19-11-2017
  17. New Routes translink.bc.ca, archived on Web Archive, retrieved 06-05-2020
  18. The Buzzer September 4, 2009 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 19-11-2017
  19. The Buzzer Blog November 29, 2016 translink.ca retrieved 12-12-2016
  20. The Buzzer Blog June 16, 2017 translink.ca retrieved 02-06-2017
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