Road Snarls, Giving Cyclists a Bad Name, Homeless Survey Woes
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Road Snarls, Giving Cyclists a Bad Name, Homeless Survey Woes

2006_4_20gardiner.jpegEvery major media outlets is touting this summer as one of the worst construction seasons ever. The Gardiner is closed this weekend and other major thoroughfares like the DVP will also be affected by construction throughout the summer.
Loblaws settled their Hepatitis A suit offering $150 to anyone who consulted their doctor or got a Hep A shot. Four years ago a Loblaws employee was diagnosed with Hep A and sparked a major health scare.
More streetcar news. The TTC will be buying 96 new streetcars and refurbishing 100 of their old cars in anticipation of a successful bid for the 2015 Expo. Transit advocates argue that the TTC’s plans to refurbish cars is shortsighted and still not enough.
This guy gives cyclists a bad name. A man was arrested after cutting off a marked police van, committing numerous traffic violations, leading cops in a chase and even trying to push a police officer onto the tracks.
The homeless survey was a bit of a dud reports the CBC. A lack of training and uninterested homeless made the survey a tough sell. Add to that criticism from advocacy groups and the city had a minor failure on their hands.
Douglas Coupland already wrote a book on Terry Fox now he’s creating a trail in honour of his fellow Vancouverite. The trail is going to be part of his proposed downtown park.