The high cost of ‘free’ parking

The high cost of ‘free’ parking >> Vancouver Sun, July 7, 2009. A very important article in the back of the Vancouver Sun’s Tuesday edition.  Usually you find important transport information on Friday’s when nobody is reading, but this one is a guest opinion-editorial from the looks of it. Municipal regulations requiring urban developments to provide on-site parking seem innocuous and receive little attention in … Continue reading The high cost of ‘free’ parking

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

Local News | Beacon Hill’s light-rail station filled with colorful art | Seattle Times Newspaper

Local News | Beacon Hill’s light-rail station filled with colorful art | Seattle Times Newspaper. Here’s a good story on Seattle’s new light rail line.  I’m actually reading more positive stuff about Seattle’s light rail than I am about anything on the Canada Line here in Vancouver.  Art inside a deep underground tunnel does make a difference to the transit experience.  I doubt the Canada … Continue reading Local News | Beacon Hill’s light-rail station filled with colorful art | Seattle Times Newspaper