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ITE Greater Vancouver: R6 RapidBus Tour by TransLink

March 21@2:45 pm to 5:00 pm PDT

Free – $10.00

ITE Greater Vancouver is delighted to announce an upcoming in-person tour featuring the R6 RapidBus, led by Niccolai Wang from TransLink.

About R6 RapidBus:

R6 is TransLink’s newest and highest-quality RapidBus route, it operates on the Scott Road and 72 Avenue corridor in Surrey and Delta. The R6 corridor is 23 km long and ranks 6th in the region for transit delay due to congestion. Yet, transit ridership demand is high, with 13 local bus routes, serving over 30,000 daily passengers. The R6 RapidBus route has the most impressive bus priority features to date with 9 km of bus priority lanes (38% of the lane-km), 11 queue jumps, 20 new and upgraded signals and other bus priority measures, and street changes to improve road safety; all within the existing right-of-way.

About Niccolai Wang:

Niccolai Wang is a transportation planner with experience in both the public and private sectors. He has focused on various aspects of transportation planning, including rapid transit (rail), bus speed and reliability, strategic planning and structured decision making. In the past 3 years, Niccolai led multiple bus priority projects at TransLink, including the newest R6 RapidBus and the strategic BRT Action Plan.

Tour Details:

  • Date: March 21st, 2024
  • Time: Arrive at 2:45 pm, Tour starts at 3:00 pm
  • Location: Start at Scott Rd Station bus exchange
  • Duration: Approximately 2 hours


  • Quick intro at the exchange, view the new bus bays and passenger amenities.
  • Depart on a regular service R6.
  • Tour bus priority measures along the corridor.
  • Alight at Scott Rd / 72 Ave stop, view center island bus stop design, bus only left turn and public art.
  • Board R6 and continue the tour to Newton Exchange.
  • Brief tour at Newton exchange and layover facilities.
  • Debrief.
  • Networking at Wings.

Important Notes:

  • Please arrive at Scott Rd Station bus exchange by 2:45 pm.
  • The exchange is right below the SkyTrain station. Follow the wayfinding directions and use the correct station exit.
  • Bring a compass card/Upass or arrange payment at the ticket vending machines at the SkyTrain station.
  • Buses also accept cash payment and credit/debit card taps.

Join Us for Socialization and Appetizers:
We invite you to join us for socialization and appetizers at Wings, steps away from the Newton Exchange. It’s an excellent opportunity to network, share insights, and discuss the highlights of the tour (Networking starts after 5 PM).


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March 21
2:45 pm to 5:00 pm PDT
Free – $10.00
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ITE Greater Vancouver
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Scott Road Station
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