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WTS – What the Surrey #32: Bus Service

Friday, September 5th, 2008 — 5:00am PDT
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I’ve written about the aggravation I have felt trying to catch a bus in Surrey, one that only comes every 45 minutes. I used to have to deal with that every day (during the work week) but somehow it seems even more annoying now that I know the difference in service between regions. When I […]

Vancouver History: City Reflections, the Streetcar Ride of 1907

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008 — 3:00am PDT
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It has been over a year since John and I received a preview copy of the 1907 trolley car footage of Vancouver on DVD. The film is the earliest footage of Vancouver and was shot with a hand-crank camera mounted on the front of a B.C. Electric Railway streetcar by William Harbeck of Seattle. Included […]

Transit Pass Tax Credit

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007 — 11:40pm PDT
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Since moving downtown I haven’t had much of a commute to work. Being that I’m starting a fancy new job tomorrow, I had to buy a monthly bus pass that will enable me to get to and from work. My future employer is across the bridge, I will need to hop on a bus. I […]


Sunday, November 19th, 2006 — 7:01pm PDT
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Georgia street was closed for most of today because of the Santa Claus Parade. I headed out to start my shift at work and arrived about 45 minutes later. Normally, it takes about 10 minutes to get to work if I take a bus and 20 if I walk. The #5 Robson bus is usually […]

buses in the burbs

Thursday, November 16th, 2006 — 9:08am PDT
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Vancouverites complain about transit [mbv]. Bus drivers being rude, overcrowding, trolley buses falling off their overhead rails, and that ain’t the half of it. But when I think about taking the #5 (Robson) or #6 (Davie) downtown I think about how spoiled we are compared to every other transit-taker. Recently, the federal government has dumped […]