Yes Still Ahead, But Metro Vancouverites Confused About Plebiscite

Only 36% of residents have enough information on exactly which projects will take place in their community if the vote is successful. Vancouver, BC – Support for the Yes side in the Metro Vancouver Transportation and Transit Plebiscite continues to be soft, as a large proportion of residents acknowledge having little information about what will… Read more »

Government, BCTF Dispute is Top Story of 2014 for British Columbians

Premier Christy Clark is the “Newsmaker of the Year”, followed by labour negotiator Vince Ready and Trevor Linden of the Vancouver Canucks. Vancouver, BC – The labour dispute between the provincial government and the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) is regarded as the #1 story of the year for British Columbians, a new Insights West poll… Read more »

Two thirds of residents believe Metro Vancouver is not a leader in offering transportation choices

The majority of residents surveyed (60%) support a new, affordable sedan car service that would meet provincial regulations. Vancouver, BC – A new survey, Metro Vancouver Attitudes to Transportation Options, commissioned by Ripe, a Vancouver-based company proposing to offer mid-level luxury car-for-hire service accessed and validated through smart technology applications, reveals that while the majority… Read more »

Tepid Support for Yes in Metro Vancouver Transit Vote

A third of residents say they will “probably” vote Yes, while one-in-four are “definitely” voting No. Vancouver, BC – Residents of Metro Vancouver are offering lukewarm support for a Yes vote in next year’s Transportation and Transit Referendum, a new Insights West poll has found. In the first public survey conducted since the introduction of… Read more »

No Remains Ahead in Metro Vancouver Transit Plebiscite

Less than half of weekday transit riders would vote “Yes”, as animosity from drivers towards the proposed tax continues to grow. Vancouver, BC – Most Metro Vancouver residents say they plan to vote No when the mail-in ballot for the Transportation and Transit Plebiscite reaches their home, a new Insights West poll has found. In… Read more »

Support for No Surges in Metro Vancouver Transit Plebiscite

Drivers, middle-income earners and residents who live south of the Fraser River are the least likely to vote Yes. Vancouver, BC – A majority of Metro Vancouver residents are currently planning to vote No in the upcoming Transportation and Transit Plebiscite, a new Insights West poll has found. The online survey of a representative sample… Read more »

Holiday Season Parking Causes the Most Stress for Metro Vancouverites

More than a third of residents say they would be more likely to try a carsharing service if it guaranteed access to parking spots. Vancouver, BC – Many Metro Vancouverites say parking is the most stressful part of transportation during the holiday season, and more than a third would give carsharing a try to guarantee… Read more »