Tag Archive for funding

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 said it takes them 30… Read more →

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 →

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 →

Event: Surrey’s Transit Needs and the Transit Referendum

City Conversations comes to SFU Surrey’s Open House for a public conversation on the city’s ambitious plans to add major transit facilities for the region’s fastest-growing area. What will get built, where, and when? What will it cost, and who will pay? Why and how will car drivers benefit? How do Surrey’s plans mesh with the Transit Referendum that the… Read more →