Economy

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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 B-Line routes A new tolled… Read more →

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Transportation investment plan incoming

With a referendum on new funding sources for transportation on the horizon, there has been little public information on what residents of Metro Vancouver will be voting on. Which transit upgrades will be available? Will cycling and road improve improvements be on the ballot? The actual date of the referendum is also in flux and could take place as early… Read more →

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Transit: regional equity matters

Metro Vancouver is a region comprised of 21 municipalities, the Tsawwassen First Nation, and one Electoral Area. In 2013, over 2.45 million people called the region home and it is estimated that in 25 years another million people will reside in the region. Approximately half of this increase will occur south of the Fraser. To manage this growth Metro Vancouver… Read more →