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Thoughts about the relationships between transport and the urban area it serves

2010 in review

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The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 150,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 6 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 95 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1786 posts. There were 54 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 20mb. That’s about 1 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was January 21st with 1,263 views. The most popular post that day was Sneak preview inside the Olympic Line – Vancouver’s 2010 Streetcar.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were, Google Reader,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for bus, stephen rees, bus pictures, strasbourg, and eurostar.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Sneak preview inside the Olympic Line – Vancouver’s 2010 Streetcar January 2010


Even better than a hydrogen bus December 2007


Group lobbies for SkyTrain rather than light rail September 2006


“In a world without walls and fences, who needs Windows and Gates” April 2008


Olympic Line (short) closure notice February 2010

Written by Stephen Rees

January 2, 2011 at 10:09 am

Posted in Transportation

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