We often see Clark Lim’s comments on Price Tags. But here is a view of Vancouver’s transportation situation from Quebec City journalist Stephanie Martin, with a contribution in it from Mr. Lim.
The Google translate version of the article is fairly clear but clearly a bit funky in places.
Vancouver has built its success by saying no to the domination of the automobile. Its congestion decreases and its prosperity increases.
While Quebec is rethinking the future of mobility on its territory for the umpteenth century, Le Journal spent a few days in the British Columbia metropolis, where the volume of cars in the downtown area has been steadily declining for 20 years, As the population and economy continued to grow. Even at peak times, traffic is surprisingly fluid for a metropolis of this size.