SkyTrain for Surrey, not LRT!

Poor fare revenue and LRT ridership cause free fare zone removal in Portland

MEDIA RELEASE – SKYTRAIN FOR SURREY ORIGINAL WRITTEN CONTENT Poor revenue and ridership cause free fare zone removal in Portland FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 18, 2012 – Surrey, BC Light Rail advocates in Surrey love to triumph Portland as a successful example of North American Light Rail Transit implementation. However, there is a side […]

SkyTrain type technology clearly a winner in Japan

Have you ever noticed why the tracks on the Vancouver SkyTrain look different from the tracks that you might find in other rapid transit systems around the world?  Specifically, we refer to this: Earlier today some of our contributors were discussing about train lines in Japan, and came across a document that had to do […]

Urban Integration with SkyTrain: Plaza 88 – An Example for Surrey

[youtube=] You may have heard earlier this winter of the prominent opening of a new Safeway as part of a retail complex in New Westminster, recently built adjacent to New Westminster SkyTrain Station.  The new development is notorious in that it integrates more than 200,000 square feet of retail space directly with the New Westminster […]