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Vancouver

  1. 1. Vancouver <br />“Then And Now”<br />Transportation<br />Block 2.1 <br />Tony Park, Marcus Chu, Brian Luk<br />
  2. 2. Vehicles 1907<br /><ul><li>Steam train
  3. 3. Electric street car
  4. 4. Horse-carriage
  5. 5. Bicycle
  6. 6. Steam Engine car
  7. 7. Steam boats</li></li></ul><li> Vehicles 2010<br /><ul><li>Seabus
  8. 8. Aeroplanes
  9. 9. Skytrain
  10. 10. Subway
  11. 11. Cars (gas powered)
  12. 12. Bus
  13. 13. Electric and hybrid bus
  14. 14. Ships
  15. 15. Helicopter
  16. 16. Bicycle</li></li></ul><li>Fuels : 1907 and 2010<br />1907:Coal<br />2010: Gasoline<br /> Electricity<br /> Petroleum <br /> Natural Gas<br />
  17. 17. Photos taken by William Harbeck on an electric street car in 1907 <br />Roads 1907<br /><ul><li>Roads were designed for pedestrians, electric street cars , </li></ul> horse carriage sand steam cars<br /><ul><li>There were sidewalks designed for pedestrians
  18. 18. Rails were built on the roads for electric street car
  19. 19. There were no traffic lights and thus the traffic system is simple</li></li></ul><li>Roads 2010<br />Roads are designed for a large number of cars and buses<br />Pedestrians are not allowed on the road <br />Traffic lights are established in order to allow pedestrians and cars to cross the roads<br />
  20. 20. The “boneshaker” appeared in the Maritimes in 1866<br />Five largest bicycle producer in Canada in the 19th century : Gendron, Goold, Massey-Harris, H.A. Lozier, Welland Vale<br />In 1899, The Canadian Cycle and Motor Company<br />was established combining the 5 companies mentioned above together<br />Bicycles were very popular as a transportation in the past as well as nowadays<br />The Evolution Of Bicycle<br /> 144 years<br />
  21. 21. The Electric Street Car<br /><ul><li>Early street cars were pulled by horses
  22. 22. They used overhead wire witch is commonly like the today's bus
  23. 23. Wheels made of steel so they wont come off rails
  24. 24. Major Railway company was BCER(British Columbia Electric Railway Company)
  25. 25. Ran along designated routes and charge low for fare</li></li></ul><li>The Vancouver sky train is an rapid transit system<br />It’s track is 42.7 miles long <br />It is the longest automated transit system in the world<br />It was opened on December 11, 1985<br />The sky train cars are powered by Linear Induction Motor from. Distinctively, The Canada Line is powered by electric motor( They are environmentally friendly)<br />Metro-Vancouver Sky Train<br />
  26. 26. The Emergence Of Sky Vehicles<br /><ul><li>The first airplane flight in Canada took place on 23 February 1909 .
  27. 27. Canada's first airport was located at Long Branch Toronto and operations there began modestly in 1915.
  28. 28. Vancouver airport (YVR) was established in 1929 to replace the grass airstrip in Minoru Park.</li></li></ul><li>The False Creek<br />The False Creek lies in the heart of Vancouver<br />It was the major industrial area of Vancouver since the 20th century<br />It was the west terminal of the Canadian railways<br />North False Creek has been developing since 1960. It is a residential area as well as a tourist attraction<br />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<br />False Creek: CPR station1931<br />False Creek 2010<br />
  29. 29. Past: permanent ticket<br />Present: permanent ticket<br /> Smart card <br /> Fare cards<br /> Day Passes<br /> Fare Savers<br /> U-pass<br /> Monthly passes<br />Fare System<br />
  30. 30. Brief history: Vancouver Public Transport<br /><ul><li>Vancouver Electric Railway and Light Company (28 June 1890 - April 1894)
  31. 31. Consolidated Railway and Light Company (April 1894 - 17 April 1896)
  32. 32. Consolidated Railway Company (17 April 1896 - 15 April 1897)
  33. 33. British Columbia Electric Railway Company (15 April 1897 - 30 March 1962)
  34. 34. British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (30 March 1962 - 31 August 1973)
  35. 35. Greater Vancouver Transit System (31 August 1973 - 31 March 1983)
  36. 36. Vancouver Regional Transit System (01 April 1983 - 31 March 1999)
  37. 37. TransLink, the Regional Transportation Network (01 April 1999 – present)</li></li></ul><li>Work cited<br />http://www.vancouverhistory.ca/archives_1907.htm<br />http://www.johnatkin.com/harbeck/index.htm<br />http://www.vancouver.ca/ctyclerk/archives<br /> http://vancouver .ca/<br />http://www.johnatkin.com/harbeck/index.htm<br />Brian Luk<br />Tony Park<br />Marcus Chu<br />~The End ~<br />

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