There’s finally been a breakthrough in the negotiations between the City of Vancouver and Canadian Pacific Rail (CP Rail) over the 9-kilometre long unused rail line. It has sat dormant since the 1990’s. It has been a collection of unused train tracks, overgrown bushes, and community gardens over the years. The City is finally taking it over and changes will be afoot.
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Proposed greenway upsets residents >> Vancouver Courier, June 17, 2009. I must say that this isn’t the greenway along 45th Avenue that I was hoping for; however, any greenway crossing South Vancouver would be welcome. Especially with the Canada Line’s new pedestrian and cyclist bridge about to open, there will be some opportunities to link up that bridge traffic to the proposed greenway along 59th … Continue reading Proposed greenway upsets residents
Mayor Gregor Robertson laments city’s cycling “hesitation” >> Georgia Straight According to the 2006 census, 3.7 percent of all trips to work are made by bicycle, a 12-percent increase over the figure reported in the 1996 census. The cycling mode share is highest in the South Cambie and West Point Grey–Kitsilano areas, at 11.9 and 11.8 percent, respectively. The mode share in Grandview-Woodlands is also … Continue reading Short of 10% Cycling Goal – How about a new route along 45th Avenue?