New Video Explains the Nuts and Bolts of the Metro Vancouver Transportation Referendum

Moving in a Livable Region has produced a new video that seeks to explain the basics of the upcoming Metro Vancouver transportation referendum. The video describes how population growth is causing the region’s transportation system to become more congested, and explains how the  proposed transportation improvements included in the Mayors’ transportation plan can ease this congestion. The video also describes… Read more →

Transit referendum vote eligibility and other information available

Further information on the upcoming transit and transportation referendum is now available. Most importantly, here is the list of requirements in order to vote: be a Canadian citizen be 18 years of age or older on May 29, 2015 have been a resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before May 29, 2015 be a resident of the… Read more →

Interactive Map Launched to Inform Metro Vancouver Residents of Proposed Transit Improvements

Moving in a Livable Region has launched a new, interactive map to inform Metro Vancouver residents of transportation improvements included in the Mayors’ Mayors’ Council Transportation and Transit Plan. From March 16 to May 29, voters will vote on funding these transportation improvements in a region-wide referendum. The interactive map includes details about: New light rail transit routes for Surrey… Read more →

Move People! Transit Referendum Education Campaign Needs Volunteers

Moving in a Livable Region seeks capable volunteers and superhero interns to educate Metro Vancouver about its upcoming transit referendum. Multiple opportunities are available. Overview Moving in a Livable Region (MLR) is a nonpartisan consortium of businesses, organizations, local governments, and transportation leaders working together to create a long-term sustainable plan for funding transportation in the Metro Vancouver region. The… Read more →

The referendum campaign is underway

Today marked a vote by the Metro Vancouver Mayors’ Council to move forward on a referendum for a comprehensive transportation investment plan for the region. Pending approval (UPDATE: Minister Stone has approved the referendum ballot question) from provincial cabinet next week, the referendum campaign has begun. How did we get here? What’s in the package? Why do we need investment?… Read more →