Tag: Arbutus Corridor

The Arbutus Greenway?

March 22nd, 2017 — Above is what much of the Arbutus Corridor looked like in 2010 when still owned by the CPR but coveted by the city of Vancouver and its residents. Last year the city after much negotiation bought the corridor and renamed it the Arbutus Greenway. Below is what it is being turned into; another paved road between two other paved roads.
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Updated: March 23, 2017 — 4:04 pm

From railway to bikeway

Arbutus Corridor July 18th, 2016 — A cyclist rides along the Arbutus Corridor north of King Edward Avenue which was in the past two weeks cleared of tracks and then covered with gravel.

Updated: July 18, 2016 — 10:43 pm

Arbutus Corridor tracks removed

Railway ties from Arbutus Corridor July 12th, 2016 — The years of bitter fighting over the unused rail line called the Arbutus Corridor on Vancouver’s west side has ended with the city of Vancouver paying CP Rail $55 million dollars. Within days the tracks were being removed including the ties some of which are seen here piled next to the rail line at Oak Street and West Kent Avenue South.

Updated: March 19, 2017 — 11:15 pm