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  1. They have that in more than one store? That's...

    They have that in more than one store?
    That's the way it is in Richmond BC (men's wear upstairs, unisex change rooms downstairs) - how dumb is that?
    ... and groceries are upstairs
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    TBM started up today: ...

    TBM started up today:

    https://scontent-b-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t31.0-8/q84/s720x720/1617126_664121996967641_456131130_o.jpg

    https://www.facebook.com/evergreenline

    TBM pics here:
    ...
  3. Is that in a region without snow? The snowloads...

    Is that in a region without snow?
    The snowloads on those balconies and canopies would be huge.
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    Temporary support gives way, guideway segment...

    Temporary support gives way, guideway segment shifts, closing road below:

    http://www.news1130.com/2014/03/14/part-of-evergreen-track-shifts-causes-commute-problems/
  5. And any future tall projects that get built...

    And any future tall projects that get built nearby will have been built knowing that these lights existed - so hopefully they wouldn't be able to complain.
  6. Agreed. If they paint some of the grills to...

    Agreed.

    If they paint some of the grills to create vertical stripes, it would unify the top and prevent the horizontal stripes from dominating.
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    Yeah, it's a historical leftover from the...

    Yeah, it's a historical leftover from the original plans for the line from 1999. Part of it was probably due to last minute changes to reorient the station from north-south to east-west. Originally...
  8. From SSP today (it was sunny, so the glazing...

    From SSP today (it was sunny, so the glazing doesn't appear as reflective):
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    TBM pic from Facebook: ...

    TBM pic from Facebook:

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/t1/1456072_661064330606741_100182421_n.jpg...
  10. From SSP - March 7, 2014;

    From SSP - March 7, 2014;
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    From SSP - March 7, 2014: TBM for...

    From SSP - March 7, 2014:



    TBM for single-bore tunnel (2 tracks) named "Alice":



    From SSP - March 10, 2014:
  12. The double peak at the roof should give it a...

    The double peak at the roof should give it a distinctive profile when viewed from the north or south.
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    Some [out-of-date] pics from the Evergreen...

    Some [out-of-date] pics from the Evergreen Facebook page:

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/t1/1794606_660127064033801_984572023_n.jpg...
  14. Isn't that the intent? To minimize the visual...

    Isn't that the intent?
    To minimize the visual pollution and oppressive forces of having 40 storey hulking masses of concrete poised above your head?
  15. From SSP:

    From SSP:
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    From SSP. These pics are just across the...

    From SSP.

    These pics are just across the street from the TBM launching pit shown in the previous post.





    Also check out this video of the steel box girders installed above the White Spot...
  17. Retail Insider reports that the sale of the Queen...

    Retail Insider reports that the sale of the Queen St. store to Cadillac Fairview has been completed:
    ...
  18. From SSP:

    From SSP:
  19. Pics posted by Yellow Fever @ SSC yesterday -...

    Pics posted by Yellow Fever @ SSC yesterday - looking great!
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    Pic by my friend today - span over Como Lake Road...

    Pic by my friend today - span over Como Lake Road is complete:

    http://i.imgur.com/fnP9PrE.jpg

    +++++++++++++

    From SSP:
  21. Tower nicknames are very cool - Is London the...

    Tower nicknames are very cool -
    Is London the only one with multiples?
    Gherkin, Shard, Cheesegrater, Walkie Talkie?
  22. Crazy... ...

    Crazy...

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b4/Toronto_Harbour%2C_1919.jpg/746px-Toronto_Harbour%2C_1919.jpg
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toronto_Harbour_Commission_Building
  23. Strange how they didn't mention the elevated...

    Strange how they didn't mention the elevated section of the Union Pearson Express, either...

    The appearance of the street and sidewalk below an elevated guideway are determined by the muncipality....
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    Here are a couple of issues of BranchLine - a...

    Here are a couple of issues of BranchLine - a Canadian railway magazine with good background summary articles on the Millennium Line (January 2003) and Canada Line (December 2009):

    Millennium Line...
  25. Agreed - Nice shot!

    Agreed - Nice shot!
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