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TransLink, BC Ferries, post-secondary campuses bracing for snowfall

Last Updated Jan 9, 2020 at 7:56 pm PST

Summary

TransLink has activated its snow plan and BC Ferries is saying cancellations are possible

Colleges and universities are telling students to check for class cancellations

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Metro Vancouver is bracing for the first significant snowfall of the season.

With flakes forecast for overnight, the potential for a messy Friday morning commute has prompted a number of advisories.

TransLink has activated its snow plan, which includes spreading anti-icing solution on trolley wires and calling in extra staff. Riders are being urged to allow extra travel-time.

BC Ferries is warning travellers to prepare for cancellations.

Lower Mainland colleges and universities are telling students to check for class cancellations.

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