Posts Tagged ‘ Rapid Transit ’

Canada Line foreign workers win wage settlement

April 4, 2013
Canada Line foreign workers win wage settlement

About 40 temporary foreign workers from Latin America have finally been paid the tens-of-thousands-of-dollars they were each owed for building the Canada Line rapid transit link between Vancouver and Richmond, B.C. CBC | British Columbia News

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George Affleck says Vision Vancouver is getting its wires crossed

March 12, 2013
George Affleck says Vision Vancouver is getting its wires crossed

An NPA city councillor says the mayor of Vancouver is using his civic party as a lobby group in the case of securing rapid transit for the Broadway corridor. On Sunday people had a chance to hear the mayor’s ideas for transit on the Broadway corridor and to air there own opinions. But it wasn’t [...]

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Vancouver and Surrey battle for transit funds at town hall

March 11, 2013
Vancouver and Surrey battle for transit funds at town hall

Vancouver’s mayor took his fight for rapid transit along the Broadway Corridor directly to the public on Sunday.  Global TV BC News

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In Metro Vancouver, densification is the price paid for transit

March 11, 2013

The new $ 1.4-billion Evergreen Line is expected to pose a threat to Coquitlam’s stock of affordable housing after it slashes through older neighbourhoods like Burquitlam that have many rental homes. Mayor Richard Stewart says that’s the price Metro Vancouver cities must pay for rapid transit as it brings higher density to neighbourhoods, often with [...]

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Subway line for Broadway corridor is best option but also most expensive, TransLink study says

March 6, 2013
Subway line for Broadway corridor is best option but also most expensive, TransLink study says

TransLink has cited a $ 3-billion subway line along the Broadway corridor as having the “highest acceptability rating” among three potential rapid-transit options. Global TV BC News

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