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Video Vancouver: Rituals, Rules and Ridership of the West Coast Express

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Video Vancouver

A video based on yesterday’s featured Train Tracks post.

The daily commute for many is typically a mundane task that takes time away from the people, places and things that matter and can contribute to negative health outcomes including high stress and poor sleep habits.  But it doesn’t have to be that way.  The West Coast Express provides commuters with respite, refreshments, and an opportunity to connect with their on-board community, or disconnect for a bit of solace before the frenzy of their destination takes over.  Over the past few months, I met with these commuters to see what makes the train special and to hear what makes this commuting experience different.