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 an urban planner with a passion for promoting sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He advocates for smart policies, regulations, and implementation programs that enhance urban environments by committing to quality design, accommodating growth, providing a diversity of housing choices, and adequately providing public services. Stephen primarily writes about land use and transportation issues.