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TransLink is looking to bring rapid Transit to Surrey on King George Boulevard, 104th Avenue and Fraser highway. I'm wondering what of the four options will be the best for Surrey: 1. Bus Rapid Transit on King George Boulevard, 104th Avenue and Fraser highway. 2. Light rail transit on Fraser highway, and Bus Rapid Transit King George Boulevard, 104th Avenue. 3. Light rail transit on King George Boulevard, 104th Avenue and Fraser highway. 4. Rapid rail transit (SkyTrain) above Fraser highway, and Bus Rapid Transit on King George Boulevard, 104th Avenue. Fraser highway line will go fro
Train léger de Charlevoix banner from RéseauCharlevoix.com No, it is not an april's fool nor a Christmas gift! I came over this service last week while looking for XC-ski shuttles. It completely went under my radar; an hybrid ski shuttle/rail transit service has been running for a whole year now, provinding service between town of Baie-Saint-Paul and Le Massif ski resort, as well as to remote waterside communities with reasonable frequency ― communities forgotten by the profit-oriented coach lines as they are on dead-end roads off route 138. The thing reminds me of the Mont-Tremblant bus tr
Due to circumstances beyond its control, the Harris County Metropolitan Transit Authority (i.e. "Metro") have taken a radically different approach to light rail than most North American cities. Since Houston lacks the rights of way of unused freight lines for suburban commuter rail service, and have not made reservations for light rail tracks on expressways, it has relied on suburban buses on high-occupancy vehicle lanes of expressways (HOT lanes). For automobiles, free use of these lanes requires a minimum number of occupants, or a sliding toll rate, which is quite expensive during rush hou