Archive for the category "transit"

Canada Line Tour

Comments 29 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This fall the Canada Line, Metro Vancouver’s latest Skytrain line, will link the downtown core to Richmond Centre and the Vancouver International Airport. I was fortunate enough to get a sneak peek of the line this morning as a small group of us rode from Waterfront station to each of the other terminus stations in […]

Granville Showcase Street Party 2009

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After months of construction, closures and delays, Granville Street will once again come alive with a Canada Line party next Saturday. Photo: aecreations on Flickr On July 25th, from 2:00pm until 7:00pm, there will be a main stage setup on the 700 block of Granville Street that will feature local entertainment while the rest of […]

Be Part of the Plan, TransLink's Liveability Forum

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Be part of the plan with TransLink on June 1st as they coordinate what will be the first of a series of public consultations throughout the month. Monday’s “Greater Vancouver’s Livability Forum” takes place at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel from 8:00am until 3:30pm and you can register online. Developing a 30-year plan called Transport 2040, […]

Cambie All Access Street Party

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With the Canada Line nearing completion it’s about time the businesses and shops along Cambie Street see the return of some much-needed foot traffic. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr To celebrate the re-opening of the street that felt the pains of the “cut and cover” construction there will be a street party April 25th […]

SkyTrain Fare Gates Poll

Comments 22 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This week it was announced that in the spring of 2010 they will begin the construction of fare gates at all SkyTrain stations. Photo credit: Oran Viriyincy on Flickr Premier Gordon Campbell says these devices will help create a safer environment for users, and he admits this should have been done decades ago. TransLink adds […]