bus rapid transit

Christmas week Clark County council meeting feels like a lump of coal

T’will be just before Christmas, and on the sixth floor Our own Clark County council has hearings galore. The meeting’s been noticed, thank David Madore. He wrote them himself, and he plans to […]

Leavitt steps away from C-Tran board

When the new C-Tran board is seated next month, it will be without at least one familiar face. Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt, currently C-Tran's board chair, is removing himself from the […]

Survey says: The Vine wins BRT name game

Two months after announcing four possible names for its proposed bus rapid transit line, C-Tran has picked a winner. Vancouver's BRT system will be known as "The Vine." The Vine beat […]

C-Tran board meeting takes uncomfortable turn

For several months now, the projector at C-Tran board meetings has displayed the same message during public comment. It warns people against using loud, disruptive or threatening behavior. The regular warnings […]

The BRT name game

When C-Tran unveiled four possible names for its proposed bus rapid transit system on Tuesday, the response here in the newsroom was less than enthusiastic. C-Tran is asking the public's help […]

“You’ve got to know when you have your votes”

Sometimes it's best to quit while you're ahead. Clark County Commissioner David Madore appeared to have majority support for a transit-related resolution during this week's C-Tran board meeting, only to see […]

No more CRC? No problem

There's been a familiar formula for public comment at C-Tran board meetings in recent years. It usually goes something like this: Columbia River Crossing. Light rail. Vote of the people. Rinse. […]

Playing politics at C-Tran

When the official minutes of this week's C-Tran board meeting are finalized, you'll see this phrase: "Tom Mielke motioned, Tim Leavitt seconded, and motion carried..." A new political alliance? Well, probably not. Understand, […]

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