New Surrey 96 B-Line

I may never use this bus because I rarely ever go to Surrey, but I am excited to hear that a Surrey B-Line is finally rolling out.  I remember having a transit poster back from the 90’s that promised express buses and B-Lines across the region by the middle of the 2000’s.  It never came to be.  I’m still waiting for a full-fledged 41st Avenue … Continue reading New Surrey 96 B-Line

Opening and Construction Starts Planned for 2012 « The Transport Politic

Opening and Construction Starts Planned for 2012 « The Transport Politic. The Transport Politic is one of my favourite blogs to follow.  Most of what he covers is about the United States since he’s based there.  Also, he provides what seems to be an inside look at the financing side of transportation projects across North America.  He’s just released his newest graphic/map for 2012.  It’s … Continue reading Opening and Construction Starts Planned for 2012 « The Transport Politic

Potential for more Van City bus routes

In the past few years, there are two bus routes I was excited to see come online: the #84 UBC/VCC-Clark bus and the #33 UBC/29th Ave Station bus. These two bus routes filled in some major east-west gaps in the City of Vancouver’s bus system. However, there are still a few streets that are still mysteriously missing regular bus service. I will admit my City … Continue reading Potential for more Van City bus routes

Second Amtrak Cascades train to Vancouver, B.C. started service August 19

WSDOT – 2009 News – Second Amtrak Cascades train to Vancouver, B.C. begins service August 19. CBC – 2nd Seattle-Vancouver train ready to roll These articles are a week or two old, but the additional train service finally started a week ago.  I went onto the Amtrak Cascades site and calculated the cost of a round trip on the train from Vancouver, BC to Seattle. … Continue reading Second Amtrak Cascades train to Vancouver, B.C. started service August 19

The Newly Opened High Line in NYC

Visiting the High Line: An Amazing New Park Opens in Manhattan >> Fast Company Here’s an amazing new public “park” in New York City.  The High Line is an old elevated rail line in Manhattan that was scheduled for demoltion many years ago.  However, two New Yorkers and a few years later, they have saved the High Line and it is now an impressive new … Continue reading The Newly Opened High Line in NYC