Tag: Transit

$100 million for Translink turnstiles, none for U-Pass

[NOTE: a few days after this was posted, the BC Liberals promised to fund U-Pass if re-elected.] In the six long years since Vancouver’s post-secondary students began their campaign for a single universal pass across the region, Translink… Read More

Ghost of the Interurban on the Canada Line

The ghost of Vancouver’s earliest rapid transit project, the Interurban line that linked the downtown core to Broadway along Cambie, rose from the grave today as city crews laid down the new pavement on top of the Canada… Read More

Laying that steel rail down

Crews are hard at work along 6th Ave. between Moberley and Granville Island welding continuous rail for the Downtown Streetcar pilot project. The project is to be completed in time for the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games…. Read More

By bike, bus and train

Three reports at today’s meeting of the city’s Transportation and Traffic Committee will excite the bike, bus and train enthusiasts out there. First, this report summarizes recent city bicycle traffic counts, showing Vancouver is doing well  at a… Read More