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BC Liberals pledge to hold referendum on transit funding

April 15, 2013
BC Liberals pledge to hold referendum on transit funding

The BC Liberal platform is pledging to put the final decision on Translink funding in the hands of Metro Vancouver taxpayers.   Premier Christy Clark says once mayors and the province decide on how to fund transit then it will go to a Metro Vancouver-specific referendum. “People in the lower mainland in Metro Vancouver should [...]

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Broadway rapid-transit plan comes with density issues

December 7, 2012

Experts contend projects like the Broadway line need dense development, but not everyone is on-board with the idea globeandmail – British Columbia

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Dix won’t commit to Broadway corridor as Lower Mainland’s transit priority

November 2, 2012

Vancouver city council’s long-term transit plan lacks specifics for rapid transit on busy east-west artery globeandmail – British Columbia

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Broadway Corridor not a priority for provincial government

November 2, 2012

Transportation Minister Mary Polak says there are no plans for the government to fund a rapid transit line on Broadway. The Skytrain is a top priority for the city’s 2040 transit plan. News1130: Recent News Articles

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Surrey’s mayor says Translink’s 3 year plan falls short for South of the Fraser

September 18, 2012
Surrey’s mayor says Translink’s 3 year plan falls short for South of the Fraser

The Mayor of Surrey says Translink’s new three year plan falls short.  When asked if the transit plan is a disappointment when it comes to infrastructure needs for Surrey, Mayor Dianne Watts said.    “Well absolutely, when you look at 70-percent of the future growth of the region is coming South of the Fraser the [...]

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