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BC Electric: Suppose there were no Street Cars

I have yet to find out where and when exactly this is from, but it's an extremely prescient bit of argument. My hazardous guess is that it was an attempt to pre-emptively argue against removing the streetcar system from Vancouver.

"The street car makes possible the use of your automobile in Vancouver".

Vision Vancouver: Geoff Meggs digs streetcars

While looking up info on all the Vision candidates, one item sold me on the idea of choosing Geoff Meggs: he'd like to see the downtown Vancouver streetcar system built by the city.

Not just "phase zero" as has already been budgeted for (the current council gave the go-ahead for a 'demonstration' stretch to be built from Granville Island to Science World), but the whole project.

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