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Goodbye TransLink, hello Vancouver

Jhenifer Pabillano

There’s a big announcement on the Buzzer blog today: I’m leaving TransLink, and heading to the City of Vancouver to help manage their social media program!

I’m excited at the new opportunity, but leaving TransLink is still hard: I’ve had an amazing five-year run. The post on the Buzzer captures ... Read more

Social media shenanigans this week

This week I went to the 2013 Social Media Awards with my colleague and pal Robert Willis, where our work at TransLink was nominated for three awards!

We lost to some fine competitors, but emerged with this photo from SnapStands. I think it’s a fair trade.

Second, Robert and I hosted our ... Read more

Zow - three social media awards from the American Public Transportation Association!

apta adwheel award

Some terrific news this week. The social media work that I manage at TransLink won three big awards!

Specifically, TransLink won three 2012 AdWheels from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), which honour the best in marketing and communications from transit agencies in North ... Read more

One of the top 40 under 40

A wonderful surprise—I’ve been named to Mass Transit magazine’s 2010 Top 40 Under 40 list!

It’s both humbling and exciting to be counted as one of the young leaders in the North American transit industry. I’m in good company, too: check out the full list at Mass Transit’s website. ... Read more

Found inside a library book


I looked up Curtis Grahauer and he appears to be a Vancouver artist: here’s an article on his work and his YouTube account. Thank you, Curtis, for such a brilliant moment of delight.

(The book is Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives, if you’re curious.)

Single-A baseball is the best baseball

The Vancouver Canadians vs the Boise Hawks, August 21, 2010.

Vancouver’s a big city, but there’s a ton of things within it that smack of small-town fun. I mean that in a good way—it’s unfailingly awesome that this city has a ton of small-scale events, all invented just so you can have fun, meet your neighbours, and support your local community. Yeah!

A ... Read more


This is me at the FutureSex/LoveParty held last weekend.

Some explanation is in order. Once upon a time I dreamed of having a Justin Timberlake party. Well, to be more specific, I accidentally dressed like JT while on a transatlantic flight and thought, “If it’s this easy to dress like Mr. ... Read more