The Hospital Employees' Union has joined the Better Transit and Transportation Coalition advocating for a 'yes' vote in the upcoming referendum.
Pedestrian and cyclist fatalities in NYC have dropped sharply since the introduction of a vigorous campaign to beef up traffic enforcement. Alana Miller explains how it was done.
Tim Hayman gives a great overview of recent Canadian rail history and shares his thoughts on the management and future of rail lines in Canada.
David J. Climenhaga
The idea of a high-speed rail line between Edmonton and Calgary fails for three principal reasons: huge energy needs, major environmental damage and poor financial prospects.
The derailment of an oil train in Lac Mégantic last year killed 47 people and spilled millions of litres of crude oil into the town. Since then, a number of other fuel trains have derailed.
Vancouver's transit system is to move to a new Compass card program in 2014. This new system will make it harder for low-income people to use both buses and Skytrain.
Vancouver is the largest city in North America without a downtown freeway, and is influential globally in urban development and transportation planning.
Confronting what is now quite evidently a global climate emergency will take a lot more than a few more people riding bikes.
Building our cities to accommodate cars has meant creating public roadways that usually aren't welcoming to cyclists or pedestrians, even for short trips.
Video of the Liard River ferry launches the 2013 summer season