I awoke to grey, overcast skies, demonstrating not even so much as a streak of sunlight. There was little incentive to go out, unlike the previous day, where the climate had essentially beckoned me from the other side of the glass.
New to the TransLink system were a series of rapid bus routes, appropriately named R1, R2, R3, R4, and R5. Connecting the Oakridge/41st Station to the Vancouver edge of Burnaby was the R4, with its east and west limits at Joyce-Collingwood and UBC respectively. Spotting the bus was a simple, for an alternative colour scheme had been adopted to indicate its rapid transit status; the true mission was to endure upright status amidst the super sardine-style trip. Volumes were on par with delayed express GO trains.
As it turned out, Manzano Bakery is still standing strong.