Vancouver Civic Election 2011 Endorsements from around the web

Well, the big city election is just around the corner.  If you’re like me, then you’ve had a steady stream of phone calls from the big two parties, Vision Vancouver and the NPA, asking us to vote for them or attend their telephone town halls.  (Boy, are these parties rolling in a little too much cash.) I’ve been ignoring the phone calls and erasing their … Continue reading Vancouver Civic Election 2011 Endorsements from around the web

Personal take on the Vision Vancouver platform

Vision Vancouver lead by Mayor Gregor Robertson is looking for a strong re-election along with their COPE compatriots.  Here’s my look at their platform. 1. Homelessness and Affordable Housing This is one of the keystones of Vision’s campaign.  Some things have been accomplished with help from the BC government in the past 3 years.  There’s a lot of debate whether Vision’s methods have been more … Continue reading Personal take on the Vision Vancouver platform

Streetfilms » Take a Ride on the Seattle Streetcar

Streetfilms » Take a Ride on the Seattle Streetcar. I must say that I didn’t realize that Seattle has had a streetcar running since December 2007. It’s only 1.3 miles long, so it’s not very long.  However, it seems like Seattle is finally coming over towards the side of transit and has been developing their light rail transit system.  These are Skoda trains which look … Continue reading Streetfilms » Take a Ride on the Seattle Streetcar