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Equinox Full Moon Spring: We are really lucky right now that the spell of dry weather is also accompanied by clear skies. We simply miss out on a lot of widely publicised astronomical events due to cloud cover. Not this week. The warmth has also started the blossom/pollen season This stitched panorama is huge: it worth...
Not another award!: The Daily Hive reports “Vancouver has been ranked as the second best city for public transit in Canada.” While some residents (particularly transit users) may be surprised, the new ranking comes from Redfin, a tech-powered real estate brokerage. You have to do a bit of digging but by following th...
Report: Transit agencies need new data sources to reverse ridership decline: The headline is taken from an article in SmartCitiesDive about a report by KPMG (which you can get as a PDF if you want) but the TL:DR version is “By analyzing three cities — Denver, Houston and San Diego — KPMG found access to transit stops is not the problem. Instead, the report says “current f...
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Trevena overturns 10-lane Christy Clark Bridge: BC Transportation Minister Claire Trevena’s announcement (Dec 17, 2018) about the George Massey Crossing begins to combat the “tunnel replacement” naming that worked against equal treatment of all alternatives. Of high importance: At long last, the safety of the existing George Massey Tunnel will...
Ports Review for Hurriers: How to Save the World Today: If you got here from Facebook, you may agree with this key statement: Transport Canada should replace the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority with a Western Canada Port Agency that (1) heeds local governments, (2) respects the ALR, (3) treasures ecological diligence, (4) is transparent and accountabl...
Cooperating ports—good for Western Canada and all: Richmond Council has called on Transport Canada to replace the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, VFPA or “Port of Vancouver,” with a new Western Canada Port Agency, WCPA. That’s in Richmond’s response to the ministry’s Ports Modernization Review. WCPA is a new name for a visionary concept associat...
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The ill conceived Surrey LRT and the missed regional transit opportunity: Ill conceived, since according to Translink [1], The proposed Surrey L line (Guilford, Surrey central newton, titled LRT 4 in the transit study), was among the poorest options Translink has studied for Surrey. An option which will saddle translink with increased operation cost without matching r...
Arbutus corridor and accessibility: a straw man argument?: the debate is framed like it: to be against a blacktop path  is to be against accessibility. Accessibility for all activities or all abilities? It is no secret that the debate is mainly  geared by the Vancouver cycling community, and the main local organization, HUB, has made clear its visi...

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