Overwhelming Majority of BC Drivers Would Green Their Commute If Employer Provided Incentives

VANCOUVER, BC – A poll released today found that 76 per cent of Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island residents who drive to work would be more likely to carpool, use transit or cycle if their employer offered incentives. The poll, conducted by Insights West for Vancity, found that 47 per cent of drivers are more… 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 »

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 »

Most Commutes Are Pleasant, But Some British Columbians Struggle

Commuters who drive despise bad behaviour and traffic, while transit users are dissatisfied with overcrowding and wait times. Vancouver, BC – While most British Columbians who commute on weekdays are satisfied with their experience, three-in-four would like to work from home more often, a new Insights West poll conducted for BC Business has found. In… Read more »

Long Waiting Times is Biggest Health Care Concern for British Columbians

Metro Vancouverites support ride-hailing services, and few parents of K-12 children have confidence in the provincial government to handle education. Vancouver, BC – Research conducted by Insights West for CTV Vancouver analyzed the views of British Columbians on the health care system, the opinions of Metro Vancouver residents on issues related to transportation, and the… Read more »