SkyTrain for Surrey, not LRT!

Portland, OR: LRT is so cost-ineffective, unable to operate at promised frequencies

There were a number of interesting facts pointed out by The Cascade Policy’s John A. Charles, whose research we have cited before (see references #39 and #79), about the Portland MAX in his latest article, called: Transit Hypocrisy. It is notable that he points out that that it has been said that there is a […]

Surrey citizens predominantly choose to drive

Our analysts came across an interesting document on the local South Fraser Blog that shows how many counted vehicles are registered in a given city in a Lower Mainland in a year, and associated patterns.  The data compares over 12 years from 1999-2011 across all Metro Vancouver cities and districts. [LINK TO DOCUMENT] This chart […]

SkyTrain for Surrey responds to Misleading Letter

We’re all shocked to find misinformation still hitting newspapers and other media.  Leading the battle against misinformation is SkyTrain for Surrey Founder and Leader Daryl Dela Cruz, who just submitted this letter to the Province newspaper in response to a deceiving individual from Aldergrove: SkyTrain IS a winner ———————————— Mr. Atkinson, SkyTrain IS a winner, […]

Canada Line riders value speed, frequency and reliability

We took a look at a 2010 study about the effects of the then-new Canada Line SkyTrain line; the study was commissioned by the TransLink and answered by panelists for “TransLink Listens”.  The study can be viewed by following this link: [CLICK HERE]. Here is a picture of a page on the document that says […]

SkyTrain Can Integrate with Urban Environments

While we don’t have much in the way of finished text content to share with our readers today, we would like to share with you some images we found dating back to the Canada Line implementation plans for Richmond.  The images prominently showcase how the rapid rail transit guideway of the Canada Line SkyTrain line […]