Thursday, July 24, 2014

CBC On The Coast Radio Interview about SkyTrain and TransLink

Yesterday, I was on CBC Radio One’s On The Coast talking about SkyTrain and TransLink. I talked about how the lack of long-term funding for transit in our region has forced TransLink to “optimize” transit service, doing more with less. I talked about how it leads to a less resilient system, so when one part of the system fails, the ability of the rest of the system to compensate is reduced.

I also talked about the need for TransLink to improve its communication when transit service is disrupted, including how to prevent people from breaking out of trains.

I’ve embedded yesterday's show in this post, this interview starts at 0:07:30.

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