Translink 2020 Open Call for Innovation

Monday, September 21, 2020

The 2020 Open Call for Innovation is now open, and TransLink is asking for your ideas on Our Region’s Recovery.

TransLink is seeking ideas on how innovative technologies, solutions, processes, business models and partnerships can help us answer our challenge statement: How can we improve health, safety and public trust as we welcome customers back to the public transit system in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Key topics of interest include: enhancing sanitization and ventilation on the system, supporting physical distancing while efficiently managing customer flow in transit facilities and vehicles, or modifications or additions to the physical space, hardware, and amenities that would directly or indirectly reduce the risk of viral transmission, and more!

Winnig submissions receive:

  • Co-funding and other support to help further develop an idea
  • Access to TransLink assets to test or demonstrate an idea
  • Opportunity to pilot an idea on a larger scale in partnership with TransLink

The deadline for submission is October 22, 2020. More info is available at

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