Coast Mountain Bus Company route 160 'Port Coquitlam Stn / Kootenay Loop'
160 Port Coquitlam Station/Kootenay Loop is a bus route operated by Coast Mountain Bus Company in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The east-west route connects East Vancouver, North Burnaby, Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam.
The route begins at Port Coquitlam Station heading west along Wilson Ave, northeast on Shaughnessy St, west on Lougheed Hwy to Coquitlam Station. From Coquitlam Station, the route heads north on Mariner Way, east on Barnet Hwy, north on Pinetree Way, west on Guildford Way, makes a right turn on Ungless Way westbound, south on Ioco Rd, west on Saint Johns St, north on Williams St to Moody Centre Station. From Moody Centre Station, southbound on Hugh St and turns back onto Saint Johns St westbound. The route continues westbound on Saint Johns St until it makes a right turn on Barnet Hwy northbound to go around the Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area. The route exits Barnet Hwy via Inlet Dr onto Hastings St. Then it will continue westbound on Hastings St to it's terminus at Kootenay Loop.
Eastbound trips depart Kootenay Loop onto Kootenay St to access Hastings St eastbound. Trips access Coquitlam Station via Pinetree Way/Lougheed Hwy and Access Road and use Mariner Way to get back onto Barnet Hwy.
Points of Interest
- Port Coquitlam Station (Bay 4)
- Rowland Park, Rec Centre
- Port Coquitlam City Centre
- Lions Way Park
- Westwood Mall Shopping Centre
- Coquiltam Central Station
- Inlet Centre Station
- Coquitlam Centre
- Moody Centre Station
- Kootenay Loop
- October 1974 - 980 Barnet FastBUS service taken over by BC Hydro Transit from Pacific Stage Lines
- August 1975 - Service extended to 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
- August 1978 - Route re-branded from 980 Barnet to 160 Barnet
- September 1982 - Service rerouted between Port Moody and Coquitlam Centre to serve Eagle Ridge area. Route to Port Coquitlam via regular route, Barnet Highway, Lansdowne, Glen, Pinetree, Lougheed Highway then regular route. Peak hour trips to continue on Barnet Highway and bypassed Eagle Ridge routing
- Circa 1989 - Route known as 160 South Port Coquitlam/Vancouver
- September 1991 - Route revised to operate between Port Coquitlam Centre, the newly opened Coquitlam Transit Exchange and Downtown Vancouver; wheelchair accessible service to commence at end of month; portion of former route in Mary Hill area replaced by 161 Mary Hill/Port Coquitlam Centre; introduction of articulated "Superbus" service
- October 1991 - Accessible service introduced on select trips
- April 1993 - Routing revised to operate by Guildford Drive; service along Glen Drive taken over by local routes
- Westbound - Service will run northbound along Johnson to Guildford
- Eastbound - Service to continue along Guildford to Pinetree Way
- July 1995 - All westbound trips on Sundays and holidays revised to terminate at Burrard Station; alternate eastbound trips revised to terminate at Coquitlam Station
- December 1995 - Select trips revised to terminate at Hornby in lieu of Burrard Station
- 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 by Reeve Street including weekends and evenings
- November 1999 - Bike rack equipped and wheelchair accessible service introduced
- 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
- December 2016 - Service discontinued between Kootenay Loop and Burrard Station. Takes over local service on Hastings St from 135 'SFU / Burrard Stn' in Burnaby to make way for the 95 'SFU / Burrard Stn (B-Line)'. Drop-off/pickup at all stops. 
- The route runs out of Port Coquitlam Transit Centre with New Flyer Industries C40LFR and New Flyer Industries XN40 models. Rarely, Orion V models appear on this route.
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- The Buzzer August 15, 1975 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 25-01-2017
- The Buzzer August 18 1978 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 03-10-2014
- The Buzzer September 3, 1982 Issue translink.ca, retrieved 25-01-2017
- The Buzzer August 25, 1989 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 05-04-2010
- The Buzzer August 16, 1991 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 05-04-2010
- The Buzzer August 30, 1991 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 17-01-2017
- The Buzzer March 26, 1993 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 13-01-2017
- The Buzzer June 19, 1995 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 05-05-2010
- The Buzzer December 1, 1995 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 27-03-2010
- The Buzzer February 9, 1996 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 06-05-2010
- The Buzzer October 29, 1999 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 25-03-2010
- The Buzzer September 4, 2009 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 27-02-2010
- The Buzzer Blog November 29, 2016 translink.ca retrieved 12-12-2016