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City builds safe cycling route across Fraser Heights

May 18, 2016 |

 

The City¬†and TransLink will be cost-sharing a $1.2 million investment in safe cycling infrastructure to build the Fraser Heights Greenway. With recent construction of pathways near the Port Mann Bridge and near the Tynehead Pedestrian Overpass, this new funding … Read More

Phototour: Newton Reservoir Park

December 1, 2015 |

As we reported several months back, the City has built a new park in the heart of Newton. The design is meant to help regulate flows into Hyland Creek and act as a stormwater detention pond. The City has built … Read More

Phototour: Downtown Surrey’s separated bike lane

November 26, 2015 |

As we reported back in the summer, the City has been building its first physically-separated, on-street bike lane on 105A Ave in the Downtown. While the project appears to still need some finishing touches, the majority of the construction is … Read More

City building first separated bike lane downtown

July 13, 2015 |

The first on-street separated bike lane in Downtown Surrey will be arriving this Fall, thanks to $210,000 in cost-shared funding from the provincial government.

Along 105A Ave, between University Drive and Whalley Boulevard, this new east-west cycling connection will also … Read More

City shining new light for safety, environment

May 11, 2015 |

To address concerns of public safety, and meet the City’s long term energy and environmental goals, new and replacement LED street lighting will be installed in critical areas of both the downtown and Newton.

It’s Drinking Water Week in BC

May 26, 2013 |

The BC Water and Waste Association has dedicated May 20-26 to Drinking Water Week. This has prompted me to take a look at how fortunate we are in this great city to have such a valuable resource at our disposal.

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Carbon bubble could plunge world into financial crisis

May 2, 2013 |

A new report suggests that overvaluation in the world’s fossil fuel reserves poses a systemic financial risk to the world economy. According to The Guardian, stock markets are already over inflating the value of these reserves by trillions of dollars.

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Celebrate Earth Day with Party for the Planet

April 24, 2013 |

Surrey’s second annual Party for the Planet Earth Day festival will be held Saturday, April 27 from 10am-9pm at the Central City Plaza. The festival will feature headliner performances by Lights and Hey Ocean on the Main Stage. The City … Read More