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Still no launch date for LRT but signs of progress

The city still doesn’t have an exact launch date for the Confederation Line LRT, sticking with the estimate that the $2.1-billion rail line will open sometime in the first three months of 2019. 292 more words

Local News

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart confident he can find money to build SkyTrain to UBC

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart walked away from his first round of meetings with B.C. government ministers confident the SkyTrain extension can be built all the way to UBC. 422 more words

UBC

Edmonton Coun. Tim Cartmell calls for halt on west LRT amid funding concerns

By his own admission, civil engineer-turned-Ward 9 city councillor, Tim Cartmell, loves to build things, especially effective transportation systems.

But when it comes to the west… 939 more words

Canada

Surrey council votes to cancel LRT, replace RCMP

Right after being sworn into office Monday night, Surrey mayor Doug McCallum wasted no time in putting two motions on the table.

The first was to cancel LRT and beginning work on extending SkyTrain into Langley. 403 more words

News

Report highlights connection between property values, planned Surrey LRT boost

The Real Estate Intelligence Network has brought forward a new report that focuses on real estate value and proximity to transportation infrastructure like SkyTrain and the planned LRT project. 228 more words

Economy

Get on the train

The RM100 monthly travel pass will change lives in Greater Kuala Lumpur, but it will require effort from all of us.

The new policy, come January 1 2019, covers train and bus rides. 548 more words

Narratives

Rapid Transit to nowhere - The land-use issue with SkyTrain on Fraser Hwy

Since my last post on the differences between the proposed LRT and SkyTrain generated much discussion – I felt it would be good to highlight in more detail – the key land-use, route, and scope differences between the 2 routes, and why SkyTrain down Fraser Highway – makes no rational sense from a land-use or planning perspective. 783 more words

Development

cgjohnston reblogged this on Words, Art & Life and commented:

This reblogged post from Urban Surrey will be of interest to those who reside in Surrey, BC and are curious about the ongoing conversation about public transportation in the city.