Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: U-Pass A Roaring Success

*takes a slight bow* Success of U-Pass brings changes to Regina's transit system https://t.co/mYprbKZTwA #yqrcc — Craig Baird (@CraigBaird) February 16, 2017 Now we have to order buses. Now! .@CraigBaird If #YQRcc @CityofRegina @astevensward3 @JoelMurrayWard6 don't order buses now, won't have new ones for more riders until 2018! — John Klein (@JohnKleinRegina) February 16, 2017

cartoon life: How about a transit-run AI self-driving smart car system for #ldnont?

Hmmm, maybe a crazy idea. My retro future fantasy brain on a spree. The city transit service could run a small fleet of AI Smart, small self-driving cars. Electric. We know they’re coming. A kind of car share system managed by a transit authority. You could hire one over the phone or through an app ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: When a Gazillion Means Less Than One

@awudrick Instead of naming a gazillion, I'd enjoy one example from Canada or western USA. — Saskboy K. (@saskboy) December 1, 2015 @awudrick because it's a huge geographic area, and if it cannot work in Canada, or geographically similar western USA, why Sask? — Saskboy K. (@saskboy) December 1, 2015 I’ll update this blog post ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: If You Don’t Like Canada…

Comments from CBC story, discussing the U-Pass at the University of Regina: Corruptable writes: forcing someone to pay for a bus pass they will not use is ludicrous. she would force everyone to pay for a parking spot that only some will use… blue cheese responds: @Corruptable like getting taxed for schools when we have ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Saskatoon Lockout of Transit Workers Was Illegal

Saskatoon’s civic politicians are responsible for a City Manager who lost the City a month of transit service, at a price of over $1,000,000. Time for a firing, and maybe a few Councillors and the Mayor will lose their seats next time. Storify: Reaction online to the Saskatoon Transit lockout ruling http://t.co/K07qxGWmLN #yxe — Janet ...

Autonomy For All: The Forest On Chow’s Bus Pledge Problems

How did we let our bus fleet get into this bad a shape and why is Chow the only “major” candidate proposing anything to fix it? The Toronto Star has today published a piece finding problems in the feasibility of Olivia Chow’s promise to improve bus service if elected Mayor.  To be specific, Chow promises ...

Autonomy For All: The Forest On Chow’s Bus Pledge Problems

How did we let our bus fleet get into this bad a shape and why is Chow the only “major” candidate proposing anything to fix it? The Toronto Star has today published a piece finding problems in the feasibility of Olivia Chow’s promise to improve bus service if elected Mayor.  To be specific, Chow promises ...

Autonomy For All: The Forest On Chow’s Bus Pledge Problems

How did we let our bus fleet get into this bad a shape and why is Chow the only “major” candidate proposing anything to fix it? The Toronto Star has today published a piece finding problems in the feasibility of Olivia Chow’s promise to improve bus service if elected Mayor.  To be specific, Chow promises ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Saskatoon Shiners #exploresk

Saskatoon is a beautiful city, so don’t let these photos fool you. Every city has a few shiners here and there. “There”, in this case, is downtown. This is the Holiday Inn Supermax Prison. Don’t worry, it only looks like a prison from the outside. You can leave, unlike the more picturesque Hotel California. Here’s ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Drivers from Hill

@davidakin Unlike Mr. Mulcair, I did not intimidate the officer. Unlike Mr. Mulcair, I received a ticket. I immediately paid the ticket. Ctd— Eve Adams (@MPEveAdams) June 18, 2013 @davidakin At no time did I identify myself as a Member of Parliament and since I do not wear an MP pin, I could not have ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Transportation: Where to go, and how to get there in #YQR

– Most of my speech as heard in the video above, and posted to my Regina politics blog: I’m very pleased to have been asked to speak at Campion College about transportation issues. I got my Computer Science – co-op degree from here a decade ago, and I never imagined at the time that I’d ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Not A Lot

Not much to say tonight, except it was a busy and fulfilling weekend, with lots of community gathering, and plenty of optimism for the Spring, gardens, cycling, busing, and all sorts of improvements ahead. How very much I look forward to being able to catch buses more easily on Sundays, or just skip them by ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Regina Transit Petition

Regina Transit is planning to rearrange existing service to provide a few efficiencies. I see that more investment is needed to make significant improvements that transit riders have been requesting for well over a decade already. As Regina is growing, we’re reaching the limit our streets and parking lots can take, and it’s showing up ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Looper Movie

I rode the bus, ended up at another mall, decided on a movie, found out it was Tuesday and only $2. Win! “Looper” [8/10] bent my brain a little, but wasn’t a time travelling classic I fear. It was trying to be complex, and although I didn’t predict the ending, I probably could have. It ...