train ride through calgary

the City of Calgary Route Ahead project's twitter feed just posted a link to this awesome timelapse of a C-Train ride from the far northwest terminal (near my house), past my office (right before the first tunnel), through downtown, and then to the Deep South. I love me some HD timelapse train videos...

January 30, 2013 · 1 min

next stop

This is going to make those days when I need to take transit so much easier. [NEXTSTOP](http://calgarytransitschedule.com/), from [MediumRare](http://mrare.ca/) and [Calgary Transit](http://calgarytransit.com/). Pulls current data from Calgary Transit to list the next several buses at a given stop. Much better than having to rely on snapshots of schedules stored as notes (or printed/scrawled on slips of paper) or with flaky and cluttered web interfaces. I'm not sure how "live" the data is - if a bus is delayed due to traffic/weather, is that reflected in the data used by the app?...

December 10, 2010 · 1 min

Letter to Calgary Transit re: Dangerous Bus Driver

I emailed a copy of the following to the Calgary Transit Customer Feedback email address. I was riding my bike home from work today, and pulled up to a 3 way stop on Scurfield Drive and Scenic Acres Boulevard NW. As I was stopping, a bus pulled up behind/beside me (I was in the right lane traveling north on Scurfield Drive, the bus was in the left). I waited for my turn to enter the intersection, and the bus followed me through....

April 4, 2008 · 3 min