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“Solution” to traffic congestion comes down to “let the rich pay” — and the rest can walk?

The alluring subhead on Andrew Coyne’s “Stuck in Traffic,” in the latest issue of Maclean’s, declares: “We now spend the equivalent of 32 working days a year stuck in traffic. Our rush hours rank with the world’s worst. Here’s how to fix …

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Christy Clark supports ban on foreign donations to civic campaigns


Bob Rennie, Pamela Martin, Christy Clark & Harry Bloy MLA at a rally last week

Last week we published Dr. Moira Stilwell's response to our urban

Translink faces critical 90 days to achieve Evergreen funding, new long-term sustainability

With Campbell gone, is there anyone in Victoria who can deal on Translink funding for the Evergreen Line?

With the pillars of the new Port Mann Bridge

99 B-Line bus stop renovation from hell demands answers


BC's busiest bus stop was out of commission for two months

As a regular user of the popular 99 B-Line bus in Vancouver, I'm very familiar with

99 B-Line bus stop renovation from hell demands answers


BC's busiest bus stop was out of commission for two months

As a regular user of the popular 99 B-Line bus in Vancouver, I'm very familiar with

Cascadia high speed rail advocates plan strategy as Republicans take aim at rail investments

Three newly-elected Republican governors in the US have rejected federal high speed rail funding for their states — don’t ask me why — triggering turmoil along the

Translink chair spells out transit funding challenges in farewell letter to Mayors

Outgoing Translink chair Dale Parker has issued a challenge to the region’s mayors as they gather this morning to elect a new chair.

Take Translink’s offer to fund the

Winter weather advice from City Hall

Winter is upon us and the City is preparing to fight the cold when the first snow falls on Vancouver. With lessons learned from the big snow

Chances that Translink supplement will be approved: about zero

Translink’s valiant effort to secure funding for new expansion, including the Evergreen Line and a mix of service improvements, met an icy reception yesterday from Metro mayors

Where are immigrant organizations’ voices in debate over new transit investments?

The debate over the future of Metro Vancouver’s transit system — particularly how much-needed expansion will be funded — has been dominated by politicians and some business groups.

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U-Pass expansion taking off as Victoria resolves funding issues

The long-awaited province-wide U-Pass — the universal transit pass Premier Gordon Campbell promised post-secondary students in the run-up to the 2009 election –  is taking off.

Negotiations involving

A new heart for the city? Anthony Perl urges removal of the Georgia and Dunsmuir Viaducts

In the first of the Globe and Mail’s Big Ideas series on ways to transform Vancouver, SFU professor Anthony Perl urges removal of the Georgia and Dunsmuir

Premier’s income tax cuts don’t stack up with demand for property tax hikes to fund public transit

The Translink Mayor’s Council is in an in camera session today, presumably wrestling with the province’s demand that municipalities fund Translink’s share of the Evergreen Line with

Premier’s income tax cuts don’t stack up with demand for property tax hikes to fund public transit

The Translink Mayor’s Council is in an in camera session today, presumably wrestling with the province’s demand that municipalities fund Translink’s share of the Evergreen Line with

Premier’s income tax cuts don’t stack up with demand for property tax hikes to fund public transit

The Translink Mayor’s Council is in an in camera session today, presumably wrestling with the province’s demand that municipalities fund Translink’s share of the Evergreen Line with

CityCaucus.com endorses George Smitherman for Toronto mayor


Ford or Smitherman? Follow @CityCaucus on Monday night for our 'e-analysis' of the Toronto contest

Torontonians go to

Streetcars without overhead wires? Beijing to London by rail in 48 hours?

What will global transportation look like in 40 years?

How about a 48-hour rail trip from Beijing to London? China is investing billions in its new high speed

Translink wants you to help plan Greater Vancouver

A few minutes early to Translink’s breakfast for bloggers, I listened to the planners compare the public transportation tours in different cities. The Chicago transit tour

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