Category Archives for "British Columbia"

Dec 29

Contracting Transit Operations

By Rick | British Columbia

The Eno Center for Transportation in Washington DC  published a report touting the benefits of contracting out as a way to improve transit service. “A Bid for Better Transit: Improving Transit Service with Contracted Operations” looks at a number of examples of contracted operations in three European cities (London, Stockholm, Oslo) and three North American […]

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Sep 09

BC Update – 2017-09-09

By Rick | British Columbia

=============================================================================== BC’s new NDP government cancelled bridge tolls on TransLink’s Golden Ears and the province’s Port Mann bridges, as promised in the recent election campaign. Member Stephen Rees wrote an article discussing the cancellation, the present and former governments’ wrong-headed approaches to road/bridge tolls and possible impacts on Metro Vancouver’s Mayors’ Council road-pricing studies. The […]

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Jun 15

Next Meeting – June 27, 2017

By Rick | British Columbia

Transport Action BC (http://bc.transportaction.ca/) Regular Meeting Agenda: 27 June 2017 (Tuesday) 19:00 Waves Coffee Shop Meeting Room 100-900 Howe St (at Smithe St), Vancouver A. Membership and Finances (19:00) 1) Approval of 24 May 2017 meeting minutes. 2) Expense claims: – None. 3) Finances: – John Howse Lecture donation. $250 from TABC’s local acc’t approved […]

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May 17

Next Meeting – May 24, 2017

By Rick | British Columbia

Transport Action BC (http://bc.transportaction.ca/) Regular Meeting Agenda: 24 May 2017 (Wednesday) 19:00 Waves Coffee Shop Meeting Room 100-900 Howe St (at Smithe St), Vancouver 19:00 to 20:45 PM A. Membership and Finances (19:00) 1) Approval of 3 April 2016 meeting minutes. 2) Expense claims: – None. 3) Finances: – John Howse Lecture donation. $250 from […]

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