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After the Referendum: What needs to be done?

What actions do I think need to be agreed on after the referendum?

  • No more referenda
  • Reform of TransLink’s governance
  • Reaffirmation of the regional vision, especially of the role of transit in shaping and serving rowth…
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What if? Implications of transit-tax vote results

VANCOUVER – Residents of Metro Vancouver were handed an unprecedented opportunity to vote for new and improved regional transportation in a transit-tax plebiscite that both sides are confident of winning. 759 more words


McMartin: Why local government has to innovate (with some side commentary on 'neoliberalism')

Sun columnist Pete McMartin is one tolerant guy.  And not because he favours legalizing marijuana.

He calls me up for a quick comment on the City’s bylaw to regulate dispensaries – and instead I give him a half-hour dissertation on the impact of neoliberalism on civic government.   979 more words


Personal injuries while riding on city buses.

Injuries incurred while riding on city buses are common. This may be due to the nature of a public bus. They can have many passengers on them, and the passengers are unsecured – for example, not wearing a seatbelt – or often standing. 334 more words


TransLink ordered to give injured rider $90K for back-breaking ride

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. – TransLink has been ordered to pay a British Columbia commuter $90,000 nearly five years after the man broke his back while riding a bus. 126 more words


Referendum Post-Mortem: Tessa Holloway


Price Tags will be posting a lot of post-referendum analysis.  (We welcome your submissions!)  It’s not too early to begin.  Here’s the first from regular PT commenter Tessa Holloway: 290 more words


Calgary's cycle track network opens and the world notices

The cycle tracks have officially opened and they are getting noticed in the international media. Predictably an exciting and ambitious cycling project is bringing the eyes of the urban design world to Calgary.  557 more words