British Columbia Rapid Transit Company (SkyTrain)

Who We Are

British Columbia Rapid Transit Company Ltd. (BCRTC), on behalf of TransLink, maintains and operates two of the three SkyTrain lines in Metro Vancouver — the Expo Line and the Millennium Line — as well as the West Coast Express commuter rail service.

BCRTC also manages the agreement with InTransitBC for the operation and maintenance of the Canada Line.

The Expo and Millennium SkyTrain Lines connect Downtown Vancouver with the cities of Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Port Moody, and Surrey. The Canada Line connects Downtown Vancouver to the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and the city of Richmond.

Why We Are Involved

At British Columbia Rapid Transit Company Ltd. (BCRTC), our commitment to the inclusive employment movement stems from our core values of diversity, equality, and social responsibility. We recognize that fostering an inclusive workplace not only aligns with societal expectations but also enhances our organizational culture and overall performance.

By actively participating in the inclusive employment movement, we aim to contribute to the creation of an equitable and diverse workforce that reflects the rich tapestry of the communities we serve.

Inclusivity matters profoundly to BCRTC because we believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is integral to our success.

Our commitment to providing safe and reliable transportation services extends beyond the physical aspects of our operations; it encompasses creating an environment where individuals from all backgrounds, abilities, and perspectives feel valued and empowered.

Embracing inclusivity enhances innovation, creativity, and employee morale, fostering a workplace that attracts and retains top talent. Moreover, it aligns with our mission to be a responsible and community-oriented transit provider.

BCRTC’s foray into the inclusive employment arena is a natural extension of our dedication to serving the diverse communities of Metro Vancouver. Recognizing the transformative power of an inclusive workplace, we initiated efforts to ensure that our organization reflects the diversity of the individuals who rely on our services daily.

The decision to prioritize inclusive employment is not only a response to societal expectations but also a proactive measure to create a positive and dynamic work environment. We understand that fostering inclusivity is an ongoing journey, and our commitment remains steady as we continuously evolve to meet the needs and expectations of our employees and the communities we serve.

Accessibility Initiatives

Currently undergoing Rick Hansen assessment. Takes part in the Pledge to Measure through TransLink.