Public Transit / Transportation

Organizations and Conferences

  • International Regions Benchmarking Consortium (IRBC) — A consortium of metropolitan regions, including Metro Vancouver, formed to compare and learn from each other.
  • Building Future Cities Today — IRBC Conference held in Vancouver in September 2011. The conference brought together delegates from Asian, European and North American urban regions to discuss common issues of sustainability, energy, waste and water planning.
  • 8-80 Cities — A Canadian organization whose goal is to contribute to the creation of vibrant cities and healthy communities, where residents live happier lives and enjoy great public places.