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Trudeau and Clark announce big transit dollars after epic SkyTrain entrance
The dramatic entrance was paralleled in awesomeness by the $460 million in federal investment for public transit that came with it.
Jun 16th, 2016
Car owners dish on Evo Car Share
Eco-friendly, low cost convenience. Get to know Evo!
Apr 28th, 2016
City to celebrate one million cycling trips over Burrard Bridge in 2015
The bike counter will roll over one million rides any minute, proving that two wheels is the way to go in Vancouver.
Aug 21st, 2015
Greenest City Action Plan keeps Vancouver on leading edge, despite imperfections
Councillor Andrea Reimer remembers the days when she was executive director of the Wilderness Committee, and marvels at how different things look on the other side of City Hall.
Nov 6th, 2014
Hong Kong and Japan show Vancouver what a farecard can be
The octopus and the penguin revolutionized the commute.
Sep 12th, 2013
Top Vancouver events Feb 16-22: flash mob, swing party and a benefit concert
This week is filled with fun, tasty and intellectually stimulating events in Vancouver. Don't just sit at home, take part in the cool events around town.
Feb 14th, 2012
Key to smart transit is data sharing, experts say at Cities Summit
Sharing information is the city's best bet for improving public transit, according to panelists at Vancouver's 2012 Cities Summit.
Feb 2nd, 2012
Public transit viewed as 'inconvenient'; just 12% take train or bus: StatsCan
In Vancouver, transit users take 20 minutes more than drivers to get to work.
Aug 24th, 2011
Finding spiritual meaning through mortality
It’s Sunday afternoon. Even the cherry blossoms and daffodils won’t stop the rain in Vancouver. Deep in thought, I head through the drizzle towards Horseshoe Bay on the express bus, oblivious to...
Apr 3rd, 2011
My life as a passenger and pedestrian
An accidental car-free life.
May 31st, 2010