Take a Tour of Vancouver via the SkyTrain – Then and Now

July 29th, 2013

This video of the Vancouver SkyTrain (Expo Line), then (1986, in time for Expo 86) and now (2012), was making the transit news rounds.

We thought we’d share it, because it reminded us of Arlington, and the growth that’s occurred since the Orange Line opened there in the late 1970s. If the Orange Line was above ground, then someone could’ve made a similar video! In the meantime we’ll have to stick to pictures to compare how the landscape has changed since the introduction of the Orange Line. High rises sprouting up and general development with the addition of rail is the common theme here.

Enjoy the ride!


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  1. JDC
    July 29th, 2013 at 14:14 | #1

    That “Metro Then and Now” video will likely do the same thing once the NOMA area finishes growing….

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