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Groups call on Transit Police to stop sharing information

WATCH: Transit police revealed more today about their decision to end their collaboration with the Canada Border Service Agency. Grace Ke reports.

VANCOUVER – Human rights groups are calling on Metro Vancouver’s Transit Police to reassure migrants that officers will not share their information with the Canada Border Service Agency. 398 more words


What’s a Road?

Not too long ago, I had a mayor tell me that cities and governments are subsidizing roads and that commuters really don’t pay enough for them. 934 more words

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Elevators out of commission at Metrotown SkyTrain Station for a year

Transit riders who can’t take the stairs won’t be able to get off at Metrotown SkyTrain Station for approximately one year.

TransLink shut the station’s sole elevator on Thursday in order to construct three new elevators at the aging and busy Expo Line stop. 136 more words


Metrotown station elevator closed forcing bus bridge for some passengers

VANCOUVER – A bus shuttle has been set up between two Burnaby SkyTrain stations due to the closure of the Metrotown station’s elevator.

Passengers on the Expo Line who need to use the elevator will now have to wait for a shuttle and should allow for extra travel times. 163 more words


The 125 Dollar Challenge

Jordan Bateman, local spokesperson for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation and leader of the No side in the upcoming Metro Vancouver referendum, is fond of saying that there’s a disadvantage in this campaign to implement a 0.5% sales tax increase to help finance long-term public transportation improvements.  1,006 more words


What Works, What Doesn't

San Francisco transportation planner Jeffrey Tumlin talked last night at SFU mostly about the experience of transit funding referenda in California. The presentation was recorded and will be available on the City program web page in due course. 2,756 more words