Construction begins for TransLink RapidBus route through the District

We are working with TransLink and our neighbouring municipalities to plan and design the Marine Drive RapidBus route, formerly known as the Marine-Main B-Line.

Launching in January 2020, the RapidBus is a high-frequency, limited stop bus service that will run from Phibbs Exchange to West Vancouver.

The following construction work is taking place in preparation for implementation of the service.

Capilano Rd to Pemberton Ave

Overnight construction is taking place along Marine Dr from Capilano Rd to Pemberton Ave and includes:

  • New bus stop shelters
  • Changes to the curbs, including the removal and pouring of new concrete
  • Removal of existing road material and pouring of concrete at new B-Line bus stops
  • Line painting

Construction hours

Work will take place intermittently between June and August:

  • Nights — Monday to Friday
  • Times — 8pm to 6am

Main St from Lynn Ave to Mountain Highway

Overnight construction is taking place along Main St from Lynn Ave to Mountain Highway and includes:

  • New traffic signals at the intersections of Lynn Ave, Harbour Ave, and Mountain Highway
  • Changes to curbs, including removal and pouring new concrete
  • Line painting
  • New bus lanes

Construction hours

Work will take place intermittently from late August to late November:

  • Nights — Monday to Friday
  • Times — 7:30pm to 5am

Oxford St and Phibbs Exchange

The following work is being completed along Oxford St and at Phibbs Exchange:

  • Modifying three bus bays and removing median at Main St to accommodate left-hand turns for buses
  • Relocating pedestrian crossing at Phibbs Exchange 
  • Installing temporary bus stops and sidewalks on Oxford St
  • Temporary removal of parking in southeast portion of Oxford St

Construction hours

Work will take place during the day from late August to late October.

Visit TransLink’s website to learn more about the RapidBus