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Two tidbits: Vancouver transit then and now, Next Bus text record

Vancouver 1948 – Photo credit: Jack Lindsay.

One of the historical transit photos showcased at Vancouver 1948 – Photo credit: Jack Lindsay.

Two tidbits you might be interested in:

  • Rebecca at has a post up showing historical Vancouver transit photos and their modern counterparts.
  • We hit a record number of Next Bus texts on September 8 — 35,181 texts! It’s good to see people are using our info services. Here’s a press release with more info and stats.


  • By Stefan, September 11, 2009 @ 10:26 am

    Thanks for the link.

    Thanks also for the historical “flashbacks” you do in each month’s print issue…keep it up!

    And looking forward to those PDF archives….

  • By David, September 11, 2009 @ 11:16 am

    This is not NextBus ( this is a fake that simply tells you what the piece of paper on the pole says. Sounds like trademark infringement to me…

  • By Jhenifer Pabillano, September 11, 2009 @ 11:33 am

    It’s our 33333 SMS text service! You are right about there being another service with a similar name though: we spell ours “Next Bus” to differentiate ourselves from the service. I missed the space in a couple of spots, but have changed it to reflect.

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