Archive for the category "transit"

Pattullo Bridge Fire, Monday Commute Won't be Pretty

Comments 36 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve written enough about the Pattullo Bridge over the years that this aging decrepit structure has warranted its own tag; from asbestos in the deck, possible tolls, to lanes that are dangerously slim. Early this morning a fire broke out under its deck, forcing those who depend on it as a Fraser River crossing to […]

Security Dogs on Skytrain

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

©Miss604 2006 When I was teenager growing up on Whalley my friends and I would walk down to Gateway or Surrey Central to head downtown and we’d be kind of scared of Broadway or Granville Stations – although it just ultimately proved how daring we were to venture to such places so far from home. […]

Vancouver 2010 Street Closures and Transportation Concepts

Comments 19 by Rebecca Bollwitt

You can find Celebration of Light road closure info here. One thing I love about not owning a car and living downtown is that I can get pretty much anywhere I need to go either by walking or on transit. Buses, SkyTrains, West Coast Express, and my own two legs can be relied upon whenever […]

Vancouver Blogger Profile: The Buzzer

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s 92 years young and a staple of transit cars in the greater Vancouver area. The portable, printed, paper newsletters informing you about the latest in transit trends is now online with The Buzzer Blog. I did a quick blogger profile interview with Jhenifer Pabillano who has been writing The Buzzer since January 2008, and […]

My Face on a Bus

Comments 23 by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you hang out around downtown you can probably spot me at a meetup, an event, a party, in Stanley Park, at a coffee shop or out for a stroll. However, you can now spot my face driving around the city, even though I may not actually be in the area. Photo credit: JMV on […]