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Years

TransLink's new

Transport Priorities

In April 2022, TransLink unveiled the investment priorities for the first ten years of its thirty-year regional transportation strategy.

Together, these priorities are called...

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TRANSPORT

2050

10-Year Priorities

 

Highlights

2x

regional bus service levels

450

km of new
separated cycling paths

170

km of new
rapid transit on eleven corridors

+

exploring new SkyTrain extensions

 
 

LET'S BREAK IT ALL DOWN

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9

bus rapid transit (BRT) corridors

&

The Burnaby Mountain Gondola

&

SkyTrain from Arbutus to UBC

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Immediate planning + design for rapid transit between

METROTOWN

PARK ROYAL

(and better bus service before then)

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450

200

6

km of new traffic-separated bike paths

new bike lockers

new bike parkades

&

bike networks in every Urban Centre

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60

&

24

% increase in HandyDART service

hour service

ALSO...

Increasing SeaBus services times to match Expo Line SkyTrain service times.

Exploring potential SkyTrain extensions in Newton and Port Coquitlam.

And, proposing new transit service areas...

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BUS RAPID TRANSIT

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WHAT IS BRT?

High-frequency, high capacity bus service that is fully traffic separated.

this is not the same thing as TranLink's RapidBus

(It's confusing, we know...that's why we're breaking it down)

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?

physically separated lanes with traffic signal priority

modern stations, prepay & all door boarding with easy access

WHERE WOULD THE BRT SERVICE GO?

Hastings St. 

(Upgrade from R5)

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King George Blvd

(Surrey to White Rock)

Lougheed Hwy

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Scott Road

(Upgrade from R6)

(Upgrade from R3)

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Metrotown - Park Royal

(Second Narrows)

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Marine Dr Station - 22nd St Station

(Marine Way)

larger, articulated electric buses with customer amenities

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Langley - Haney Place

(200 St - Golden Ears - Lougheed Hwy)

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Lynn Valley - Downtown / Lonsdale

(Lions Gate)

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Richmond Centre - Metrotown

(Knight -Victoria -49th Avenue)

HOW MUCH WOULD IT COST?

$15

million per  km

BRT

$400

million per km

SkyTrain

BRT is relatively cheaper than SkyTrain because it can be implemented at street level and requires less construction.

JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUN

JUL

AUG

SEP

OCT

NOV

DEC

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO BUILD?

1

years construction time per line

Up to

 

WAIT, THERE'S MORE...

TransLink's 2022 Investment Plan*

*some highlights

battery-electric buses by 2030

462

locations in transit network will have washrooms

6

increase to HandyDART service over pre-COVID levels in 2023

3%

upgrades to Compass tech for new features

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