Category Archives: LRT

Arbutus Corridor: Making housing out of thin air

At long last there is some very significant progress on the Arbutus Corridor. Just last week the City of Vancouver and CP Rail, the owner of the land, reached an agreement. CP will sell this 9-km rail corridor, stretching from … Continue reading

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Press release: COPE calls for real public input into a new transportation plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2015 COPE CALLS FOR REAL PUBLIC INPUT INTO A NEW TRANSPORTATION PLAN ——————————— Plebiscite process a mockery of democracy   Now that the people of Metro Vancouver have rejected the transportation plebiscite, the Coalition of … Continue reading

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Support Transit — But the Dice are Loaded

Metro Vancouver Mayor’s Council has determined the referendum question for raising funds for improved transit. The vote will come this spring, and basically it goes like this: Do you support a 0.5 per cent increase in the provincial sales tax … Continue reading

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What Has Tim Louis NOT Done for You Lately?

There are a lot of things I’ve done for Vancouver over the years. But there are a lot of things I haven’t done…happily. Vote for a Vancouver you can afford! Vote for Meena Wong for Mayor, Tim Louis for City … Continue reading

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Underground Skytrain Oxymoron Puts Vancouver on the Wrong Track

This August marked the 5th birthday of the most expensive transit project in Vancouver’s history, the Canada Line. As thousands of commuters wait too long to board the 99 B-Line to UBC, Vision Vancouver and select media blow their horns about … Continue reading

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Kirk LaPointe’s Flip-Flop

Today, I would like to address the issue of transit along the Broadway corridor. As we all know, Mayor Gregor Robertson and his Vision Vancouver colleagues are promoting a subway down Broadway out to UBC. That’s pretty much all we … Continue reading

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