Gorgeously situated between the mountains and the coast, Vancouver is a diverse international city that has a lively downtown, terrific neighborhoods, easily accessible natural playgrounds all year round, and a thriving economy. Improvements recently made to the city to accommodate the Olympics made it even more appealing – it’s Canada’s most walkable city.
Vancouver is served by TransLink, the extensive bus network, SkyTrain, the light rail system, and on the water, by a network of ferries. Burnaby, Richmond, and Surrey, in the south east have SkyTrain service, making them commuter friendly if you work downtown, and bus service runs to North or West Vancouver. The Pacific Northwest weather means easy biking is seasonal, but Vancouver is adding more and more bike lanes for those who chose to bike.
Most errands can be accomplished on foot.
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There are about 3,540 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Vancouver.
People in Vancouver can walk to an average of 9 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.
Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Vancouver apartments for rent near public transit.
Vancouver has excellent public transportation and about 55 bus, 5 rail and 1 ferry lines.
The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Vancouver on public transit.
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