Archive for the category "transit"

Translink Introduces i-Move.ca

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With transportation and traffic congestion being a hot topic with Metro Vancouver commuters, Translink is preparing to launch a new site this November that aims to be an “all-in-one” source for getting around the region. The website integrates bus, train and ferry schedules along with delays at YVR and the status at the Canada US […]

Quick Bus Times for Metro Vancouver

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Transit is a huge issue in Metro Vancouver. Commuting, bus times, delays, over crowding, and lack of routes really gets me down but it’s nice to sometimes find something good about being a bus rider in this region. I made mention of the MyBus Facebook app in my DemoCamp post but I wanted to elaborate […]

Mainstream Media Blog Check

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Blog vs mainstream media (msm) blogs, can they co-exist? Of course they can but often times at meetups and in general discussions with other persons-of-tech I find there’s a bit of laughter at msm’s expense. Is it that they just don’t “get” blogging? Do they not understand the concept or general idea? Or is it […]

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 […]

WTS – What the Surrey #11 – Bridge and Bike

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have written about the Pattullo Bridge at length, well at least I think so as I have numerous posts over the last year on the topic of the Bridge of Death [1][2][3][4][5][6]. The bridge that has caused the death of 21 people since 1990 is being talked about again, as apparently every 6 months […]