Rapid transit key to unlocking potential of UBC/Broadway corridor: study

A new report from the City of Vancouver and UBC recommends “unlocking economic potential” with a rail-based rapid transit system to serve the rapidly growing region.

Vancouver 2010 Olympics earn bronze for climate action

The Vancouver 2010 Olympics have made the podium with a bronze medal for their efforts to reduce the event’s climate impact, according to a climate scorecard released today by the David Suzuki Foundation. Achievements of the 2010 Olympics include building energy-efficient venues, using clean-energy sources, relying on public transit during the Games, and offsetting part…

Commuter Challenge, Canadian Environment Week, Clean Air Day

Canadian Environment Week – May 31 – June 6, 2009 Environment Week is a week long series of events which encourage and celebrate grassroots action to make our environment cleaner and healthier. Visit Environment Canada’s web site to learn more.   Commuter Challenge   2009 National Commuter Challenge Event will take place from May 31…

Fund new subway line, Ottawa told

Toronto and York Region leaders are urging Ottawa to help fund the extension of the Spadina subway line after Finance Minister Jim Flaherty hinted the federal government was wavering on the issue.