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Everyone relies on transit, and it’s only going to get worse

Everyone relies on transit, and it’s only going to get worse

The Mayors’ Council has released its transportation investment plan for the region, which will be put to a referendum sometime, most likely, before April 2015. What’s in the plan? Light rail for Surrey, an extension of the Millenium SkyTrain Line, expansion of bus service by 25%, more SeaBus and HandyDART hours, more bikeways, and replacement...
Greater Vancouver Gateway Council: We Need to Invest in Transportation

Greater Vancouver Gateway Council: We Need to Invest in Transportation

The Greater Vancouver Gateway Council represents the major commercial transportation service providers—via seaports, airport, railways, and marine terminals, and by truck—in the Greater Vancouver Region, as well as related international trade and tourism service providers. In the late 1990s, the Gateway Council published A Major Commercial Transportation System for this Region, in which the infrastructure...
And the survey says!

And the survey says!

In an effort to find out more about Metro Vancouverites’ experiences during their daily commutes, we asked you all to tell us what you like about our transportation system; what you don’t like; and what needs to change. There were a lot of very interesting results! Here are a few of them: 53% of respondents...
Support is rolling in for the Mayors' Council Transportation Investment Plan

Support is rolling in for the Mayors’ Council Transportation Investment Plan

Following yesterday’s release of the Transportation Investment Plan, it is becoming increasingly clear there is something in it for everyone. Media releases have been appearing online since yesterday. They are listed here and we will add new ones as they come in.
Transportation investment plan is here!

Transportation investment plan is here!

The Mayor’s Council on Regional Transportation has just released its vision for transit funding in Metro Vancouver. BC’s Transportation Minister, Todd Stone,  asked the council to develop an investment plan to prepare for the upcoming referendum on transportation funding. Moving in a Livable Region consortium members are reviewing the plan; some key components include: 11 new...