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A presentatino about the change in the transportation of vancouver. I am using multiple of animations. Therefore, pictures and words are overlapping. If you are interested in how I am using the …

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  • 1. Vancouver
    “Then And Now”
    Block 2.1
    Tony Park, Marcus Chu, Brian Luk
  • 2. Vehicles 1907
  • Vehicles 2010
  • Fuels : 1907 and 2010
    2010: Gasoline
    Natural Gas
  • 17. Photos taken by William Harbeck on an electric street car in 1907
    Roads 1907
    • Roads were designed for pedestrians, electric street cars ,
    horse carriage sand steam cars
    • There were sidewalks designed for pedestrians
    • 18. Rails were built on the roads for electric street car
    • 19. There were no traffic lights and thus the traffic system is simple
  • Roads 2010
    Roads are designed for a large number of cars and buses
    Pedestrians are not allowed on the road
    Traffic lights are established in order to allow pedestrians and cars to cross the roads
  • 20. The “boneshaker” appeared in the Maritimes in 1866
    Five largest bicycle producer in Canada in the 19th century : Gendron, Goold, Massey-Harris, H.A. Lozier, Welland Vale
    In 1899, The Canadian Cycle and Motor Company
    was established combining the 5 companies mentioned above together
    Bicycles were very popular as a transportation in the past as well as nowadays
    The Evolution Of Bicycle
    144 years
  • 21. The Electric Street Car
    • Early street cars were pulled by horses
    • 22. They used overhead wire witch is commonly like the today's bus
    • 23. Wheels made of steel so they wont come off rails
    • 24. Major Railway company was BCER(British Columbia Electric Railway Company)
    • 25. Ran along designated routes and charge low for fare
  • The Vancouver sky train is an rapid transit system
    It’s track is 42.7 miles long
    It is the longest automated transit system in the world
    It was opened on December 11, 1985
    The sky train cars are powered by Linear Induction Motor from. Distinctively, The Canada Line is powered by electric motor( They are environmentally friendly)
    Metro-Vancouver Sky Train
  • 26. The Emergence Of Sky Vehicles
    • The first airplane flight in Canada took place on 23 February 1909 .
    • 27. Canada's first airport was located at Long Branch Toronto and operations there began modestly in 1915.
    • 28. Vancouver airport (YVR) was established in 1929 to replace the grass airstrip in Minoru Park.
  • The False Creek
    The False Creek lies in the heart of Vancouver
    It was the major industrial area of Vancouver since the 20th century
    It was the west terminal of the Canadian railways
    North False Creek has been developing since 1960. It is a residential area as well as a tourist attraction
    South East part was made in to the athlete’s village in 2010 for the Winter Olympics. Ultimately, it will be transformed into a residential area for more than 16000 people
    False Creek: CPR station1931
    False Creek 2010
  • 29. Past: permanent ticket
    Present: permanent ticket
    Smart card
    Fare cards
    Day Passes
    Fare Savers
    Monthly passes
    Fare System
  • 30. Brief history: Vancouver Public Transport
    • Vancouver Electric Railway and Light Company (28 June 1890 - April 1894)
    • 31. Consolidated Railway and Light Company (April 1894 - 17 April 1896)
    • 32. Consolidated Railway Company (17 April 1896 - 15 April 1897)
    • 33. British Columbia Electric Railway Company (15 April 1897 - 30 March 1962)
    • 34. British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (30 March 1962 - 31 August 1973)
    • 35. Greater Vancouver Transit System (31 August 1973 - 31 March 1983)
    • 36. Vancouver Regional Transit System (01 April 1983 - 31 March 1999)
    • 37. TransLink, the Regional Transportation Network (01 April 1999 – present)
  • Work cited
    http://vancouver .ca/
    Brian Luk
    Tony Park
    Marcus Chu
    ~The End ~