Who knew that after 40 years of suffering from the traffic and noise generated by the Georgia Viaducts, Strathcona loses again since “a direct arterial connection is being proposed that is likely to INCREASE traffic on Prior Street. The City has advised that any consideration of traffic-calming and amenity improvements along Prior Street would not… Continue reading Maybe Keep the Viaducts Up…
A parade of elephants at Georgia and Granville Streets in the early 1900s. The Hudson’s Bay Co. is on the right. CVA photo 677-1011
Working-class neighborhoods have been cleared of their inhabitants to make way for villas and hotels. Public schools and hospitals, some in historic buildings, are being sold to private developers. And a third bridge across the Bosporus is planned, which would bring roads and development to a large swath of forest land in the city’s northern… Continue reading Trouble in Instanbul?
The lower end of Granville is a mess of poles, bollards, and other stuff, goes to show how reality never equals the perfect world presented in design renderings.
On the City Reflections site Jason Vanderhill has some great papercraft streetcars you can assemble to create your own fleet of BCER streetcars.