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Homecomings 2: Aberdeen Ave

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s a shame I can’t remember the sound of the electric trolley transit buses that rolled up and down either side of Aberdeen Ave. They were yellow and white with black trim, and had rear doors that opened on the driver’s side to accommodate loading on one-way streets and off the boulevard under the maple […]

Miss604 Poll: Coffee and a Skytrain

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The smell of roasted nuts and hot chocolate mixed with exhaust is what I would experience every morning at Harvard Square T station. Sweetness combined with mechanics mmmm good morning!. A friend of ours who just recently moved to Canada from England pointed something out on her blog: One thing we have noticed, bus stations […]

Bruins Connection

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m not talking about the Chilliwack Bruins (sorry Duane). Every hockey fan can have their alternate team they cheer for can’t they? I mean the best part about my duo is that they’re in different conferences. However don’t think for a second that if my two teams meet up in the Stanley Cup finals that […]

Homecomings

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On quiet Saturday afternoons after a busy week your thoughts can wander away from work and schedules and reflect on some of the more important things like… making a personal blog post. I can’t believe it’s almost Thanksgiving and I must admit this is one of my favourite times of year. When we were young, […]

Lack of Fare Options for Visitors Using Transit

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Not a week goes by that I am asked some sort of question by a tourist on the street and usually it’s about the bus. Sure, the Translink “Trip Planner” seems to be a decent “A to B” service, although getting from the Westin to Granville Island really isn’t an FAQ I encounter. It’s more […]