Transit in British Columbia: The First Hundred Years

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On a Saturday afternoon a hundred years ago, public transit arrived in British Columbia as Car 1 of Victoria's street railway proudly set off down Store Street.

Now, as we enter the 1990s, SeaBus carries three million people a year across Burrard Inlet and the computerized SkyTrain crosses the city of Vancouver in a matter of minutes. The lively and fascinating story of what we know today as Translink is beautifully designed and illustrated with hundreds of photographs, many in full colour.

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Daniel Francis is a historian and author of over twenty books, including Far West: The Story of British Columbia (Harbour, 2006), Trucking in British Columbia: An Illustrated History (Harbour, 2012), and most recently, Closing Time: Prohibition, Rum-Runners, and Border Wars (Douglas & McIntyre, 2014). He also edited the Encyclopedia of British Columbia (Harbour, 2000) and is a columnist and editorial board member of Geist magazine. Daniel Francis lives in North Vancouver, BC.

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