Wednesday, May 9, 2018
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Sunday, April 22, 2018
While many in Metro Vancouver lament about the direction that densification is moving the region, according to the following Seattle Times article, Vancouver is at least a decade ahead of where Seattle needs to be when it comes to transit and transit oriented development. In particular, the article cites the development around Brentwood Town Centre as an example of where future urban living is heading. While Seattle may feel that it is a decade behind Metro Vancouver in this regard, we are certainly decades behind other well-developed cities in Europe and Asia. It's all relative.
Seattle Times Article Below
Is this the future of Seattle transit? A look at Vancouver, B.C. -- a city that figured it out years ago
With three fully-built light-rail lines and an interconnected bus network, Vancouver’s transportation system is like Seattle’s, just a couple of decades in the future. But the Canadian city differs in its rock-solid commitment to building housing right on top of transit.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
After years of funding delays, TransLink currently has secured funding to extend the line Millennium line from VCC Clark to Arbutus only as UBC has been unwilling to contribute to the extension to UBC... until now. CBC article below.
University says there is a 'limited window' to push for a 7-km extension to campus; estimated cost $3B
Justin McElroy · CBC News ·