Bike Lanes and Property Values

With all the new segregated bike lanes going up in Vancouver, there’s been a lot of controversy about whether it’s necessary. Yes, it is definitely taking away road space.  However, the city’s own car counts of vehicular traffic going in and out of the downtown core shows that our traffic in 2010 was almost the same as car traffic in 1965! So what else have … Continue reading Bike Lanes and Property Values

Transit Culture in Vancouver

A few weeks, I posted a tweet about The Atlantic Cities article on why Germans ride five times more transit than Americans, and I’m sure, more transit than Canadians too.  Then a friend responded back and said that he’s encountered a lot of people locally “who refuse to take transit because they feel it’s beneath them.” I started to wonder about that statement and wonder … Continue reading Transit Culture in Vancouver