Category Archive: Combined Mobility

Transit Future Plans – Part 1 – Strategic Planning for Combined Mobility Trips with Transit and Cycling

  Transit future planning is not exclusively about bus routers and frequency of service.  Transit future is about planning Transit Corridors for significant transit ridership growth.   Many research projects, lectures, and articles… Continue reading

Survey: Support for transit through Property Tax Increase; Sunshine Coast BC

Against the call that property taxes cannot be increased, people are supporting increased taxation for transit. Politicians are telling us that the level of property tax has hit the pinnacle.  Politicians are telling… Continue reading

Which Choice of Road Pricing?

Moving in Metro, A Summit on Mobility Pricing for Roads in Metro Vancouver, 2-13-11-29 Today, I attended a summit on mobility pricing.  Not sure why it was called mobility pricing.  The discussion was really… Continue reading

E-Bicycles on Transit Vehicles

It is all about increasing cycling traffic. For each obstacle or perceived obstacle that is removed from the thinking process of potential cyclists, the greater will be the penetration of the potential cycling… Continue reading

The Third Transportation Revolution and the Evolution of our Cities

Recently, Dr. Eric Miller from the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the University of Toronto spoke in Vancouver on the third revolution of transportation within cities.  If he had been teaching back when… Continue reading

Political Considerations that should be Part of Conditions for Approving a Transit Line

There has been too much tradition in building rapid transit lines as projects in themselves, without consideration for urban communities that will be services by this faster form of transportation.   The transit lines… Continue reading

Cycling and Combined Mobility – Part 1

Cycling Creates Demand for Transit and Bus Trips If you wish to expand the size of any image, then click on the image. Why should transit system operators regard cyclists as their friends… Continue reading

New Bus-Cycling Lanes on Centre Street, Calgary AB

Calgary has recently installed bus-cycling lanes on sections of Centre Street.  The northbound bus-bicycle lane starts at 42nd Ave NW to Thorncrest Road NW.  The southbound bus-bicycle lane runs from 54th Ave NW… Continue reading