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This is Vancouver's favourite type of public transit

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This is the method of TransLink transportation that Vancouverites like best according to a recent poll.

Vancouverites are spoiled for choice when it comes to transit options. We have multiple modes of transportation available to take us from neighbourhood to neighbourhood. Not many cities can say they have a boat connecting them to the 'burbs (New York and Halifax obviously but few others).

We asked 685 Vancouver Is Awesome readers: What's your favourite type of public transit? Standard bus, trolley bus, SeaBus, or SkyTrain?

Of the options, we can now announce that the trusty SkyTrain holds the dearest place in the hearts of Vancouverites. We can't say we're surprised, the SkyTrain has been discussed on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallonpeople have made songs about how great it is, and it's made cameos in so many great movies, TV shows and music videos.

Just over half (51 per cent) voted for the SkyTrain. The SeaBus was the runner-up with 28 per cent of the votes while busses dwindle with less than 10 per cent of votes for either type.

I guess we can't blame people for preferring the sky and sea to plain old road.

See the full poll data below:

The poll ran from 1/29/2023 to 2/3/2023. Of the 685 votes, we can determine that 401 are from within the community. The full results are as follows:

Standard buses 11.47 % local, 9.34 % total    
SkyTrain 51.12 % local, 56.35 % total    
SeaBus 28.18 % local, 25.40 % total    
Trolley buses 9.23 % local, 8.76 % total    
  Local   Total

Results are based on an online study of adult Vancouver Is Awesome readers that are located in Vancouver. The margin of error - which measures sample variability - is +/- 3.74%, 19 times out of 20.

Vancouver Is Awesome uses a variety of techniques to capture data, detect and prevent fraudulent votes, detect and prevent robots, and filter out non-local and duplicate votes.