More funding for Transit than Roads in Oregon

Mass transit may get better ride than local roads in stimulus bill >> OregonLive.com I know drivers may not like this idea, but shouldn’t transit get more funding than roads.  Although, mind you, roads are necessary for most forms of transit to function.  However, to accelerate a more sustainable transportation future, public transit should be the priority until development becomes more transit-oriented.  Then roads can … Continue reading More funding for Transit than Roads in Oregon

Gondola planned for Burnaby Mountain – is skiing to follow?

Burnaby NewsLeader – Gondola planned for Burnaby Mountain Gondola for Burnaby Mountain as a transportation alternative.  It definitely has some potential there.  I’m not sure if I would like to jostle with the students up the mountain.  It would have to depend on how large the cars are and how frequently they run.  However, kudos to thinking of the idea. Other places have tram/gondola type … Continue reading Gondola planned for Burnaby Mountain – is skiing to follow?

The Cascadia Scorecard – Sightline Institute

The Cascadia Scorecard – Sightline Institute More from our friends at the Sightline Institute based in Seattle.  Sightline often tries to keep its pulse on all things Cascadia, which includes B.C, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and parts of Northern California. This year’s edition is full of interesting charts.  B.C. and Vancouver seem to do fairly well overall, but still have room to improve.  Our expected lifespan … Continue reading The Cascadia Scorecard – Sightline Institute