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According to page 14 of the BC Provincial Government's South Island Transportation Study, the driving time for the 40 kilometer stretch of Highway One from Mill Bay to Victoria takes 43 minutes during the morning peak and as long as 66 minutes on some days...

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Texas and innovative rail transit are not usually thought of in the same sentence. But this U.S. state, famously known for oil and gas, big highways, (and for fiercely small “c” conservative politics), has a growing network of rail transit, including commuter/regional rail, LRT, and streetcars. ...

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As John Lenon might sing, Imagine how much better your life would be if this was your experience commuting or traveling on the Island. Imagine theres no traffic jams, you can use a computer or cell phone, imagine you can eat/drink while commuting and you get to your destination in half the time (or less). So why is the BC Government ignoring a ...

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Express Buses is not the best Inter-regional transit solution. They can be part of an overall solution if properly integrated however, rail must be the backbone of such systems. The approach of building more highway lanes will not work on Vancouver Island any more than it will on the mainland. Just as Mayors, Councillors, MLAs and MPs past and present have promised Highway widening to their constituents, ignored regional rail transit as a viable transit ...

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This year, 2020, will be more challenging than usual for many children and their families on Vancouver Island and our Railway Communities are being called to action. Led by the Island Corridor Foundation (ICF), a group primarily comprised of First Nations bands on Vancouver Island, the 2020 Vancouver Island Holiday Toy Train will be run. The VITCC and ICF have jointly committed to support the Great Nanaimo Toy Drive, collecting and distributing toys to children for 38 seasons.

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The Vancouver Island Transportation Corridor Coalition (VITCC) wishes to congratulate Tusqanum, Darrell Thorne, of Quw’utsun, Cowichan Tribes on recently announced victory in the Island Corridor Foundation (ICF) Art Contest. The competition was designed to elicit design direction for the future Vancouver Island Modern Railway ...

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Vann Struth Consulting Group (www.vannstruth.com) has recently completed an independent report on the economic impact of construction activities related to restoring and revitalizing rail service on Vancouver Island. The report was commissioned by the Island Corridor Foundation to gauge the immediate positive economic impacts of rail for residents of the Island ...

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