A short ride on Opening Day

August 17, 2009 – opening day for the Canada Line.  Unfortunately for me, it was on Monday.  Fortunately for TransLink, they planned it on a Monday.  The line ups were crazy even for a Monday.  Imagine if they did the fare free day on the weekend.  I don’t remember the Millennium Line’s fare-free day being so busy. I couldn’t get off work until 5pm.  My … Continue reading A short ride on Opening Day

Miss 604 gets Canada Line preview

Canada Line Tour » Vancouver Blog Miss 604 by Rebecca Bollwitt. The “Queen” of Vancouver blogging got a special last Friday and got to ride the Canada Line from end to end.  She has some great photos on her page and her Flickr. Also, the nicest part is the video.  Great quality as you watch the train roll into the station and watch the train … Continue reading Miss 604 gets Canada Line preview

Canada Line preview – time lapse video

I’m surprised I didn’t come across this video earlier.  The video is from May 2009 and is a time-lapse (albeit in reverse) of a run along the Canada Line from Waterfront Station all the way to the airport.   The video actually stops short of YVR station, which is a shame.  However, it gives you an idea of how the line will feel like if you … Continue reading Canada Line preview – time lapse video

Proposed greenway upsets residents

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