Archive for the category "transit"

Weathering the Canada Line Storm

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

What is there to write about when you’re momentarily uninspired? You write about the weather (and in this town, transit and construction too). Influenced by Keira’s lust for Jugo Juice as of late, I headed over to my nearby location to pick up a Berry Blast and a wrap for lunch. Along the way I […]

Tuesday Morning Link Fest now in Sticker Form

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year when I got my Macbook I was unsure about ever covering it with stickers. It was right after Northern Voice and I noticed almost everyone there had their laptops covered in geeky yet rad stickers. I waited this long – almost a year – but after my friend Linus gave me a birthday […]

Successful First TransitCamp Vancouver

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Cool trains, nifty buses running us all over town, happy little sea buses carting us over to the mountainous North Shore, why wouldn’t we have a TransitCamp in this town? I think for the most part though, the main issues raised at TransitCamp were more buses, more scheduled times, more access and more info is […]

Translink Schedules by Text

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

People have been trying to revolutionize the way get our Translink bus schedules for a while now because, let’s face it, they weren’t exactly cooking anything up themselves until recently. Yesterday they announced the new “Next Bus” service, where you can get instant schedule information for your bus stop, straight to your mobile phone by […]

Miss604 Poll: Skytrain Fare Enforcement

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Since the last two Miss604 Polls [1][2] were transit related, why not continue the theme. In the news this morning is the subject of turnstiles at Skytrain stations. I don’t know about you but two things I always thought were pretty cool were a) the honor system on Skytrain and b) there’s no one driving […]

Sunday Morning Link Fest

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I hope everyone around here remember to set their clocks back so they’re not unnecessarily early to any events this morning. Here’s a quick news roundup. CKNW has been spreading rumors about the Surrey murder and taking shots at the justice system. Naturally, the RCMP isn’t pleased. CKNW…. they’re so badass… News1130 teases us with […]