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Downed bus trolley wires in Vancouver won't be cleared until Friday due to job action

Vancouver commuters got a dramatic showcase Thursday of how the ongoing transit worker job action could impact public safety.

TransLink said a transit bus brought down live trolley wires near Seymour and Robson streets in downtown Vancouver around 6 p.m., bringing traffic to a brief standstill. 256 more words

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A History of the Half Penny

The People’s Transportation Plan was approved in 2002. Since then it has collected almost $3 Billion, with very little to show for it.

On November 5th, 2002, county voters chose to implement a 1/2 Cent Charter County Sales surtax called the… 484 more words

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Mercury Transit - 11 November 2019

The planet Mercury transited across the face of the Sun over a 5.5 hour period as seen from Earth on 11 November 2019. According to NASA, transits of Mercury occur only about 13 times per century. 270 more words

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Waiting for the bus at 2nd & Broad

The bus stop at 2nd & Broad has to be one of, if not the, busiest bus stops in the entire city. It’s served by the #1ABC, #2ABC, #3ABC, #12, #78, and #87. 190 more words

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Metro Vancouver transit strike to escalate Friday as talks break down

Bad news for Metro Vancouver commuters: job action by bus drivers will escalate on Friday.

The news comes after Unifor, the union representing 5,000 bus drivers, SeaBus operators and maintenance workers, said talks with the Coast Mountain Bus Company (CMBC) broke down Thursday morning. 958 more words

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Person struck by train near Grand Central, trains delayed as emergency crews respond: MTA

MIDTOWN MANHATTAN — A person was struck by a train near the Grand Central-42nd St. station, according to New York City Transit, with multiple trains delayed due to the incident. 57 more words

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Uranus in Taurus - New Values

Granted, this is an astrological transit that has been occurring since March 5, 2019 but it’s effects are still as pertinent, for Uranus travels through each sign for about seven years. 1,265 more words

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