Jan 4, 2013

Transit fare hike a step in the wrong direction

On January 1, Translink increased the cost of a one-zone ticket to $2.75. Tim Louis says that what we need to do is remove the farebox and create a universal bus pass for everyone.
Book Review
Jun 28, 2012
Straphanger: Saving our cities and ourselves from the automobile

Going car-free and saving our cities

Eric Doherty
The real challenge in tackling the climate crisis is to dramatically reduce carbon emissions over the next decade.
May 30, 2012

More bike commuters on the road

Vancouver has made big strides in recent years to make it easier for cyclists to get around the city safely. Bike Hub is a member-based organization that works to remove barriers to cycling.
Apr 10, 2012
Photo: nanotron/Flickr

The parable of the Prius

Marc Lee
One of the speakers at a talk on dematerialization told "the parable of the Prius" to illustrate Jevon's paradox that efficiency gains do not necessarily reduce energy consumption.
Mar 14, 2012

Bicycling helps make cities cool

David Suzuki
Getting people out of cars and onto bikes won't solve all our climate and pollution problems, and bicycling isn't possible for everyone, but the more people cycle, the better off we'll all be.
Mar 8, 2012

Canadian rail safety at risk

Meg Borthwick
Concrete measures are needed to improve rail safety in Canada, say the NDP, and the government's unwillingness to comply with safety recommendations continues to put Canadians at risk.


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