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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

TransLink concludes SkyTrain clear winner for Vancouver – and Surrey

March 6, 2013 |

TransLink has officially completed their multi-year rapid transit studies, one for Vancouver and one for Surrey. The result? SkyTrain is the preferred option for both cities. Let’s dive in to the numbers.

First is Vancouver. TransLink narrowed down the options … Read More

Province helps fund second Neighbourhood Bike Route

February 4, 2013 |

The Province is providing $1.1 million in funding to help build Surrey’s second Neighbourhood Bike Route.

Neighbourhood bike routes utilize existing, low traffic, neighbourhood streets to provide cyclists with safer and calmer alternatives to arterial bike lanes. Low cost interventions, … Read More

The case of the disappearing bus stop

November 30, 2012 |

As we reported last week, unbeknownst to many, the planned Surrey bus stop for the Port Mann Rapid Bus no longer exists. The service, which begins December 1st, will only run from the new Carvolth Exchange at 202 St in … Read More

Murky traffic, revenue projections behind Port Mann Bridge?

November 27, 2012 |

We all know what’s been happening with the Golden Ears Bridge. Tolls revenues from 2011 paid for just half of the $71 million in operating and debt servicing expenses. These revenues are 25% below 2005 projections. Traffic is 6% below … Read More

Christmas in Surrey 2012

November 23, 2012 |

Looking for some holiday cheer this side of the Fraser? Look no further as we present Civic Surrey’s annual Christmas in Surrey post! There’s a growing list of events occurring right here in Surrey to satisfy your festive desires, from Santa parades and Christmas movies to performances of The Nutcracker!

Surrey Christmas Bureau
As the largest and busiest Christmas Bureau in BC, the SCB serves over 1,900 Surrey families and 5,000 children every year. Help bring some Christmas cheer to those less fortunate through the Christmas Hamper and Adopt-a-Family programs. You can donate unwrapped toys or monetary contributions at any Surrey Fire Hall.

Potter’s Christmas Store
Potters shops the world for all things Christmas and brings them to you in Surrey! With over 28,000 sq. ft., Potters is transformed into Western Canada’s largest Christmas store for the holidays. Featuring ornaments and linens, wreaths and stocking stuffers, there’s plenty of gifts for even the “hard to buy” people in your life. Santa and Mrs. Claus are on hand every weekend for the kids.

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Hwy 1 Rapid Bus skips Surrey

November 20, 2012 |

Last week, the provincial government and TransLink proudly boasted about the impending arrival of the Hwy 1 Rapid Bus – now named route #555 – with service beginning December 1st. While it’s been long known that the route was slashed … Read More

Aquatic centres under construction

September 12, 2012 |

Construction is now beginning on the two new aquatic centres that are part of the Build Surrey program.  The aquatic centres, which are being constructed in the Guildford and Grandview Heights areas of Surrey, are to include facilities meant to … Read More