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Unplugged: Free Parking in BC Parks!

Celebrate BC Parks' 100 year anniversary with FREE PARKING!!! Premier Christy Clark and Environment Minister Terry Lake launched BC Parks centennial celebrations today by announcing that parking will now be free in all provincial parks to encourage f

Car2Go Vancouver video

Last week we told you about the newest car-share program in town, Car2Go , which is launching with 225 smart cars on our streets in June! Below is their introduction to Vancouver video, stay tuned over the coming weeks as we highlight some of the fin
Car2Go set to launch car-share service in Vancouver

Car2Go set to launch car-share service in Vancouver

I had the pleasure of attending a press conference being held by Car2Go in the Salt building at the Olympic Village yesterday.

Before there was Skytrain, there was the Interurban

Hopefully you've watched and still remember those really cool Skytrain promotional videos from the '80s that Bob had posted awhile back. If you haven't you really should, or if you want a refresher, you can find them here .
Rapid Transit Rapid Transition – 1984 SkyTrain promo video

Rapid Transit Rapid Transition – 1984 SkyTrain promo video

Here's another gem of an 80's video appropriated from The Buzzer Blog today (check videos 1 and 2 that we recently yanked from them). It's from 1984 and it talks about rapid transit and Vancouver's Future with a capital F.
Princess Diana and Prince Charles rode the Skytrain

Princess Diana and Prince Charles rode the Skytrain

Princess Diana and Prince Charles rode the Skytrain. Oh yes they did.

Another Skytrain film from the 80's!

THIS VIDEO about the Skytrain, originally released in the 80's, was a pretty big hit last week so I figured you'd also enjoy this one below! Produced a couple of years before that one we shared last week, it's also quite the gem. http://www.youtube.

"Goin' to town" - 1985 documentary about the Skytrain

Enjoy this 30 minute peek back into Vancouver in the 80's. It's tells the story of the Skytrain but surrounding it is just... just... 80's visuals.
Rudolph's back!

Rudolph's back!

Last year Gerald Belmont was the first to SPOT this guy rolling around. Christine spotted him again yesterday at Granville and 14th. Did you ride this guy today? Tis the season... photo: Christine McAvoy
"Snow it begins" - @MayorGregor

"Snow it begins" - @MayorGregor

The mayor made a tweet this morning that the city has released it's revised gameplan for snow removal in 2010/2011, so I poked over to the LINK he provided and had a look at what to expect as well as what they're expecting of us (shovel your walk bef