Completed just before Vancouver' hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics, the Skytrain has an instant success. It travels from Vancouver to Richmond in 24 minutes. From Vancouver to the Airport in 26 minutes. It is 19.5km in length.
It has 16 stations with the ability to add up to 4 more in the future. There are over 100,000 riders daily.
The values of single family medium density residential properties were higher near a station. The values of commercial properties were higher near a station. The values of single family residential properties abutting elevated sections of a rapid transit lines were lower due to nuisance impacts.
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