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Please stop opening windows on air conditioned trains and buses: TransLink

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 24, 2019 4,795
"Let’s keep those windows shut so the air conditioning can do its job."
Transportation

Major expansion of Coal Harbour Marina will narrow waterway for rowers

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 24, 2019 473
It will narrow the waterway and remove buffer space between motor boats and rowers.
Transportation

BC government announces $1.47-billion SkyTrain upgrade with 200 new cars

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 23, 2019 9,945
New train cars, plus a new train storage yard, and control centre.
Transportation

Overwhelming support for new SkyTrain in Surrey and Langley: TransLink survey

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 23, 2019 4,125
The survey also received the second greatest number of responses in TransLink history.
Transportation

Vancouver councillor wants to reduce cargo truck pollution on Knight Street

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 23, 2019 1,176
Pollution impact on Knight Street is comparable to Toronto's Highway 401.
Transportation

Pay parking during peak hours in effect on Granville Island starting next month

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 22, 2019 837
Free parking is coming to an end for the busy periods.
Transportation

TransLink to increase all transit fares again beginning this summer

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 22, 2019 40,783
See the full schedule of increases.
Transportation

TransLink installing over 50 touch-screen kiosks on SkyTrain, SeaBus, and bus loops

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 22, 2019 2,455
The screens provide passengers with a new way to plan their trip.
Transportation

Third platform at SkyTrain's Stadium-Chinatown Station to open for shuttle train

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 21, 2019 12,850
It will open for a month-long late night shuttle service from Commercial-Broadway to Waterfront.
Transportation

BC Premier asks BC Utilities Commission for report on reasons behind high gas prices

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer May 21, 2019 2,406
But he noted provincial taxes aren't to blame.
Transportation

New $32-million SeaBus from Europe arrives in Vancouver (PHOTOS)

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 21, 2019 9,622
SeaBus peak frequencies will be increased to every 10 minutes starting this summer.
Transportation

Broadway Corridor too economically important to not be served by SkyTrain: study

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 20, 2019 4,910
SkyTrain to Arbutus Street and eventually UBC is a no brainer.
Transportation

Suburban, car-dependent living is killing residents in Metro Vancouver: study

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 17, 2019 4,111
It's far healthier to live in Vancouver's neighbourhoods than anywhere else in the region.
Transportation

Rising gas prices making it harder for British Columbians to afford essentials (STUDY)

44f37bcd4aad5601cf12147168b785fe?s=96&d=mm&r=g Vincent Plana May 17, 2019 2,362
86% of respondents said they've been greatly affected.
Transportation

Savings from electric vehicles are at an all-time-high: BC Hydro

44f37bcd4aad5601cf12147168b785fe?s=96&d=mm&r=g Vincent Plana May 17, 2019 3,476
An EV can save thousands per year on the average commute.
Transportation

New SkyTrain along Fraser Highway could mean some logging of Green Timbers

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 16, 2019 919
Tree logging is likely required to make space for the SkyTrain tracks.
Transportation

BC Ferries adds surcharge to fares due to rising cost of fuel

44f37bcd4aad5601cf12147168b785fe?s=96&d=mm&r=g Vincent Plana May 16, 2019 923
It's going to cost a little more.
Transportation

41 fresh ideas shared by the public on expanding public transit in Metro Vancouver

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 15, 2019 724
Everything you ever wanted.πŸšπŸš‡πŸšŠπŸš 
Transportation

BC Ferries announces over 90 extra sailings for Victoria Day long weekend

44f37bcd4aad5601cf12147168b785fe?s=96&d=mm&r=g Vincent Plana May 15, 2019 476
Early reservations are highly recommended.
Transportation

Vancouver council approves review of city's links with SNC-Lavalin and Bombardier

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 14, 2019 741
But councillors rejected delaying any further decisions on the SkyTrain projects.
Transportation

Vancouver and Surrey both lose bid for $50M funding to build new driverless shuttle routes

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 14, 2019 2,728
Both cities lost the funding bid to Montreal.
Transportation

Vancouver ranked the 2nd best city in North America for cycling

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 14, 2019 2,103
And 37th best in the world.
Transportation

Vancouver passes motion on 30km/h limit pilot project for side streets and residential areas

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff May 14, 2019 5,354
With speed limits currently 50km/h, a change to the Motor Vehicle Act would be required.
Transportation

Most Metro Vancouver residents willing to make less money for shorter commute: survey

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 14, 2019 1,484
And 43% agree on tolls on roads and bridges if it meant shorter travel times.
Transportation

Vancouver-North Shore rapid transit line to be studied by BC government

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 14, 2019 4,016
"The next station is..." πŸšπŸ€”
Transportation

Car owners to be protected from first crash with occasional, unlisted drivers

44f37bcd4aad5601cf12147168b785fe?s=96&d=mm&r=g Vincent Plana May 13, 2019 6,769
The province is implementing several changes to ICBC's upcoming model.
Transportation

Extensive bus-only lanes coming to 41st Avenue for new B-Line rapid bus

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 13, 2019 3,381
Bus-only lanes are coming to much of 41st Avenue between UBC and Joyce Street.
Transportation

YVR Airport increased its number of taxi licenses by 20% this year

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 10, 2019 822
In response to complaints over long waits for taxis at the airport.
Transportation

Seattle is Vancouver's greatest threat to Trans-Pacific airport hub supremacy: YVR CEO

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 10, 2019 2,815
"We're in for a dogfight with Seattle over the next few years." - YVR CEO

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