Posts Tagged ‘transportation’

UBC anchors the Broadway Corridor with an annual economic impact of $10 billion.

Rapid transit key to unlocking potential of UBC/Broadway corridor: study

Feb. 28, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Media Release, News Feed, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The City of Vancouver and UBC today released a KPMG study that shows the employment and population of the UBC/Broadway corridor will grow by 150,000 in the next 30 years and a rail-based rapid transit system is needed to meet the corridor’s population growth and significant economic potential.

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Break-even load factor needed for BC Ferries: UBC expert

Nov. 8, 2012 | Filed under: News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , ,

The B.C. government is holding public consultations about future service and costs for BC Ferries. UBC’s Sauder School of Business transportation expert David Gillen is available to comment.

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Experts recommend high quality, zero-emissions public transportation system

Apr. 20, 2011 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Aggressive investments in B.C.’s transportation system will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lead to healthier and safer communities, says a new study by Patrick Condon, UBC chair in Landscape and Livable Environments, and an economist from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

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UBC hosts industry experts, policy makers on key forces shaping Asia-Pacific Gateway

Nov. 15, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , ,

Industry experts and key decision and policy makers will explore catalysts that will improve Canada’s Asia-Pacific gateway and other transport corridors at an international conference hosted by UBC’s Sauder School of Business.

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The cultural legacy of the 2010 Winter Olympics

Feb. 25, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Sport wasn’t the only winning act of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Music, art, performances and programs riveted hundreds of thousands of onlookers who gathered in official venues and on city streets to enjoy Olympic-inspired culture.

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