Category Archives for "Regions"

May 05

Vancouver Island Railway Assessment Published

By Transport Action | British Columbia , Intercity Rail and Bus

British Columbia’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure (MoTI) released a detailed assessment of the Vancouver Island rail corridor, prepared by WSP Canada, on April 28, 2020. The report sets out a “commuter” option between Langford and Victoria, plus “intermediate” (up to four daily passenger trains) and “ultimate” options for restoring service between Victoria and Courtenay. […]

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Jul 16

Portland-Seattle-Vancouver High Speed Rail “Makes Economic Sense”

By Transport Action | British Columbia , Intercity Rail and Bus

On July 15, 2019 the Washington State Department of Transportation released its Ultra-High-Speed Ground Transportation study and business case, forecasting $355 billion in economic growth, up to 200,000 jobs created, and 3 million passengers annually.    https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/planning/studies/ultra-high-speed-travel/2019-business-case-analysis Transport Action BC agrees that high speed rail (HSR) linking Vancouver, Seattle and Portland is a great idea, […]

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