Coast Mountain Bus Company route 5 'Robson / Downtown'

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5 Robson/Downtown
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New Flyer E40LFR – 2110 on route 5 Robson in Downtown Vancouver.
Service Area Vancouver
Termini Davie Street at Denman Street
Cambie Street at Dunsmuir Street
Operations Vancouver Transit Centre
Vehicles NFI E40LFR TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png
Nova Bus LFS TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png (occasionally)
Nova Bus LFS HEV TransLink Accessible bullet-b.png (occasionally)
Branches 5 Robson
5 Downtown

5 Robson/Downtown 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 a west-east route that interlines with the 6 Davie/Downtown and together, provides circular service exclusively within the downtown core and the West End. Together, they are part of the Frequent Transit Network (FTN) with service 15 minutes or better for 15 hours or more, seven days a week.

5 Downtown trips begin from Davie Street & Denman Street and go west along Davie Street onto Denman Street going north, east on Robson Street, north on Burrard Street, east on W. Pender Street, and south on Cambie Street to its terminus at Dunsmuir Street. There, it becomes a 6 Davie service.

Service departs Cambie Street & Dunsmuir Street as 5 Robson heading north on Cambie, west on W. Pender Street, south on Burrard Street, west on Robson Street, south on Denman Street and then east on Davie Street to terminate at Davie & Denman to become 6 Downtown.

Some late night eastbound trips short-turn at Burrard Station. Some early morning trips start at Richards Street & W. Hastings Street and heads south on Richards, west on W. Pender Street and then the regular westbound route. One westbound trip on early Sunday/holiday mornings starts at Robson Street & Burrard Street.

Points of Interest

History

  • Previously part of the 3 Main/Robson[1]
  • September 1997 - Service introduced after the Robson section of the 3 Main/Robson split off[2]
  • October 2001 - Downtown terminus revised to Waterfront Station instead of Robson Street & Hamilton Street due to low ridership and funding shortfall; service by Hamilton Street (Vancouver Public Library) eliminated.[3] Late night Owl Service after 1:40am discontinued
  • April 2006 - First accessible trolley route along with Route 6 Davie/Downtown using New Flyer E40LFRs; Service rerouted due to construction of the Canada Line; service revised to operate northbound along Seymour and southbound along Richards in lieu of service along Granville Street[4]
  • April 2007 - Route made fully accessible[5][6]
  • February 2010 - Route detoured due to the Olympics and the closing of Robson Street between Howe and Hornby with the Robson Square Mound Remediation Project; route revised to operate eastbound along Robson until Thurlow, Thurlow, Barclay/Smithe Diversion onto Burrard Street, Pender to Homer, a loop around Homer, Hastings and Richards back to Pender and then return service along Pender Street and Burrard back to Robson and its regular route[7]
  • September 2016 - 800 Robson at Robson Square permanently closed to traffic, service re-routed from Robson and Burrard via Burrard, Pender, Homer, and Hastings to Richards Street [8]
  • December 2016 - Eastern terminus moved to Cambie at Dunsmuir from Waterfront Station following simplifications and extension of the 6 to Yaletown–Roundhouse Station and merging of C21 and C23 service.[9]

References

  1. BC Transit System Route Frequency, bctransit.com, retrieved 18-09-2009
  2. The Buzzer August 8, 1997 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 03-09-2010
  3. Service Cuts for October 15, 2001 listed by Route Number, translink.ca, retrieved 02-07-2018
  4. The Buzzer April 24, 2006 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 23-04-2010
  5. Metro-Vancouver buses break through barrier to achieve full accessibility, translink.bc.ca, retrieved 18-09-2009
  6. The Buzzer April 13, 2007 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 05-12-2009
  7. Long-Term Re-route #5/N6 Bus, translink.ca, retrieved 19-04-2010
  8. The Buzzer August 19, 2016 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 12/09/2016
  9. The Buzzer December 16, 2016 Issue, retrieved 19-01-2017
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