Broadway–City Hall Station

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Broadway–City Hall
SkyTrain Station
Broadway Cityhall stn.jpg
Station statistics
Address 496 West Broadway, Vancouver
Coordinates 49°15′46″N 123°6′52″W / 49.26278°N 123.11444°W / 49.26278; -123.11444Coordinates: 49°15′46″N 123°6′52″W / 49.26278°N 123.11444°W / 49.26278; -123.11444
Structure type Underground
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened August 17, 2009
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code BC
Owned by TransLink
Fare zone 1
Traffic
Passengers (2011[1]) 25,139
Services
Preceding station   TransLink   Following station
Canada Line
Airport
toward Waterfront
Canada Line
Richmond

Broadway–City Hall Station is a station on the SkyTrain's Canada Line in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This station has a large double-height ceiling over the platform area.

The station is located at the intersection of Cambie Street and West Broadway, with its entrance at the southeast corner of the intersection. It serves a number of nearby landmarks: Vancouver City Hall, City Square Mall, Vancouver General Hospital and related facilities; as well as surrounding Fairview and Mount Pleasant neighbourhoods.

Services[edit]

The station is served by a number of bus routes, including the #9 trolleybus route providing east-west local service along Broadway, the #15 serving Cambie Street, and the 99 B-Line operating east to Commercial–Broadway Station and west to the University of British Columbia (UBC).

If the Millennium Line is extended from its current terminus at VCC–Clark Station west to Arbutus Street or UBC, this station will become a transfer point to the new service. A "knock-out" panel was installed on the station's mezzanine level to provide a cross connection to the Millennium Line platforms (either under 10th Avenue or under Broadway).

The Crossroads development on the northwest corner of Broadway and Cambie has been required by the City of Vancouver to provide space for an entrance to the Broadway–City Hall Station. No funding exists to build this connection and it may be years before it is built.

Bus routes[edit]

9 Alma/UBC
9 Broadway Station/Boundary
15 Cambie
15 Downtown
50 Waterfront Station
99 B-Line Broadway Station
99 B-Line UBC
N9 Coquitlam Station
N9 Downtown
N15 Cambie
N15 Downtown

99 B-line bus outside Broadway-City Hall Station

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 SkyTrain Station Counts". TransLink. Retrieved January 2013.