Tagged calgary transit

Student falls asleep on CTrain, wakes up in new dimension

By Evan Lewis, September 27 2017 — Commuting to the University of Calgary can be a long and tedious experience, particularly for those travelling from the city’s outer suburbs. Even minor technical difficulties can extend the journey significantly. However, first-year student Sayid Sarraf’s commute was extended indefinitely when his train slipped through the seams of…

Questionable design hurts new Ctrains

By Jason Herring, April 27 2017 — Have you ridden one of Calgary Transit’s new “Mask” CTrain cars yet? An increasing number of these train cars ㅡ Calgary’s latest model, which have been operating since July 2016 — are making their way onto the city’s tracks. The $3.2-million cars come with a lot of bells…

Campus Ticket Centre closing, UPass services relocated to Tech Stop

By Scott Strasser, July 27 2016 — Due to a lack of student use and revenue, the University of Calgary’s Campus Ticket Centre will shut down. “With the trend that’s happened recently of online ticketing, the outlet was just no longer viable,” said associate director Parking and Transportation Services Susan Austen. “[The ticket centre] did…

All-day CTrain service shouldn’t be limited to Stampede

By Jason Herring, July 12 2016 — Calgary Transit ramps up their train service every year during the Calgary Stampede. For the length of Stampede, trains run at least every eight minutes from 6:00 a.m – 12:45 a.m., and once every half hour for the rest of the day. This is the only time of…

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