In March, British Columbian leaders announced that SkyTrain in Vancouver would be extended partially on the 99 B Line, the busiest bus line in North America. However, the plan did not include the long-promised Expo Line extension to University of British Columbia (UBC), instead terminating halfway at Arbutus. Uytea Lee explains the rationale for why this might be (aside from dollars and cents) with humor, data, and graphics. Now it appears, however, that UBC may be poised to pay for the remainder of the extension.

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Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.