light rail

What About Japan?

OK, this is going to be a short post, but I have to mention something that has bothered me for a long time: What about Japan?

Every time I see transit in other places discussed as models for Vancouver, Japan is never mentioned. Sure, there are major differences. Sheer population, for one. History, for another (the Romance Car, pictured above, is now 50 years old).

Light Rail "Could be the smartest" Thing to do: Falcon

In an interview that shows some promise as far as the thoughts and direction of decision-makers, Transportation minister Kevin Falcon is talking about a detailed review of light rail as a possible option for future train lines to UBC and the Fraser Valley.

"Light rail could be the smartest, wisest thing to do," Falcon told Black Press.

Paul Hillsdon for Surrey Council!

Paul Hillsdon has launched his campaign for Surrey city council (and school board as well). He's been independently researching and publishing several transit- and cycling-related projects, most notable of which is his 'Transit For Tomorrow Plan'.

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