Rail integrated communities is the essence of modern urban planning. It is about creating attractive, walkable urbanism and sustainable mixed use high density RIC stations. It allows our residents to have convenient, affordable housing and transportation choices. Creating great public realm, a pleasant place to live for our kids to play and for our parents to grow old comfortably.
Fact: The 19.6 km Canada Line in Vancouver does 136,000 riders a day with 2 car trainsets, 18 trains/hour, with 16 station stops on 40/50 metre station platforms. During the 2010 Winter Olympics, averaged 229,000 passengers a day for 17 days and one day reached a high of 272,000 passengers. The 7 GO rail lines in 2017 totally averaged 212,304 passengers a day, Union Pearson Express (UPX) does 7,500 passengers a day with 4 stations.