Video: Transit Vote Burnaby-Congestion, Health, and Livability

Metro Vancouver’s road network and transit system are currently strained and regional growth will ensure that this trend continues into the future. But what are the economic and health costs of congestion? With the transit referendum on the line, a number of potential transportation improvements could help to alleviate stress on the road network as well as offer more sustainable commuting options for residents. Find out what these transit options have to offer. Benjamin Dachis will be unveiling the C.D. Howe Institute’s new research on the economic costs of congestion in Metro Vancouver.

Panel:

Benjamin Dachis, Senior Policy Analyst, C.D. Howe Institute

Dr. Meghan Winters, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU

Joshua Cairns, Transit Team Coordinator, Sustainable SFU