Environment Canada have rescinded snowfall warning for Metro Vancouver.
One for the Fraser Valley was rescinded, then reinstated just hours later.
Global BC meteorologist Yvonne Schalle says motorists travelling to New Year celebrations should take care on the roads.
— Mike Clay (@MikeEClay) January 1, 2017
#RiderAlert All SFU service is suspended at this time. ^rp
— TransLink BC (@TransLink) January 1, 2017
— Janet Brown (@JanetBrown980) December 31, 2016
— ️Simon Little (@simonplittle) December 31, 2016
— Dave McCristall (@davemccr) January 1, 2017
TransLink has issued a statement with bus cancellations and re-routes as follows:
· 20 (Victoria) service turning at 54th loop, with one diesel shuttle continuing service to Harrison loop
· 008 (Fraser) Service turning at 49th Ave. Service has resumed to Marine, however may be limited.
· UBC service has resumed regular service. Overhead service has been repaired.
· Westwood plateau is unpassable at this time, diversions are in place for the Community shuttles
· Service has terminated at Hastings and Duthie, Production and Lougheed. CMBC continues to work with SFU to resume service to SFU ASAP.
· Contracted C3 and C4 service has been suspended
Contractors have been contacted for snow removal and ice mitigation across the system, all areas will require snow clearing along with salting and sanding (with the exception of Richmond not requiring clearing).
HandyDART is currently operating essential services only for renal and cancer patients in all locations.
They say Transit Supervisors are in the field assisting with problem areas.
There were also several outages across the region related to the snowfall.
At its height, just under 15,000 BC Hydro customers were without power.