Tag: Transit

Travel time priorities: new BC poll shows people wary of density, want shopping, green space close by

There’s a wealth of information, insight and perspective in a new Real Estate Foundation of BC poll about urban design and the built environment, including the news that BC residents have the least tolerance for long commutes to… Read More

Will new Translink fares be fair? Only if transit riders organize to have their say

Translink’s decision to do a complete review of its fare structure, driven by new data generated by Compass card use, is both an opportunity and a risk for transit riders. The review may offer an opportunity to reduce… Read More

“One in a million” shutdown underlines importance of Skytrain to regional transportation

The “one in a million” accident on the Expo line that forced a long shutdown of Skytrain service during Tuesday’s rush hour underlines once more how critical it is to renew and expand rail commuter service right across… Read More

What’s a fair transit fare? Toronto’s annual debate tests the trade-offs, but Translink strategy unclear

With Compass card users breaking the 100,000 mark, a new single-zone bus network and Faregates soon to swing shut, it’s been a year of dramatic changes for Translink users, who saw voters reject new funding tools in June’s… Read More