2018 was another record-breaking year for TransLink with 437.4 million annual boardings in Metro Vancouver, a 7.1 per cent increase since 2017. Translink’s recently released Transit Service Performance Review (TSPR) measures KPIs for the SeaBus, SkyTrain, West Coast Express, HandyDART and bus service.
In downtown, six NightBus routes saw large ridership increases thanks to the launch of the NightBus District at the intersection of Granville and West Georgia Street in June 2018. The 16 Downtown/UBC bus service ranked 6th out of 217 bus routes for annual boardings with 7.9 million boardings in 2018. For SkyTrain, the Waterfront, Burrard, Granville and Vancouver City Centre stations ranked 1st, 4th, 5th and 6th respectively out of 53 stations for annual boardings. Waterfront station (12.6 million annual boardings) saw a 4.5 per cent increase in ridership since 2017. SeaBus ridership increased by 6.2 per cent during weekday peak periods.
For more information check out Translink’s 2018 TSPR.