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Rapid bus for King George, light rail for Fraser?

January 16, 2013 |

A retail leasing document for PCI’s King George Station development is revealing new details about the City’s rapid transit future. Retail floorplans in the document show that the mixed-use, transit-oriented development has been planned to accommodate two rapid transit stations. … Read More

Leveling the Playing Field: Improving Public Transportation Infrastructure

November 29, 2011 |

Surrey should prioritize developing Light Rail Transit (LRT) and enhanced Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) connections and other bus services to link parts of the City in a much more effective way and also to connect Surrey to neighbouring municipalities. … Read More

Former city staffer to run for Council as independent

October 3, 2011 |

As reported by the Surrey Leader, the man who coined the phrase “City of Parks” will be running as an independent for a seat on City Council.

Paul Griffin, the former general manager of communications, emphasized his independence … Read More

Watts’ LRT plan is MIA

September 16, 2011 |

Back in April at the Mayor’s annual State of the City address, Dianne Watts unveiled her latest city-building initiative: Light Rail for Surrey. Fresh off a trip from Portland, she was convinced the at-grade trains were the right solution for … Read More

City touts LRT plan in new video

September 1, 2011 |

The City has updated an early video visualizing LRT in Surrey, showcasing the new rendering on the front page of its corporate website. Entitled “The City of Surrey’s Vision for Rapid Transit,” the new video includes a voiceover, explaining the … Read More

Mayor Watts support transit expansion for Surrey

July 21, 2011 |

As reported on Frances Bula’s blog, Mayor Watts sent the following letter to the media in support of transit expansion.

Do We Want our Region to Become Los Angeles?

Let’s make one thing clear: Metro Vancouver Mayors approved a two … Read More

Rapid Transit study points to Fraser Highway, possible SkyTrain

May 31, 2011 |

TransLink recently entered public consultation for Phase 2 of their study on rapid transit in the South Fraser area. Phase 1 previously concluded the need to connect any future routes at Surrey City Centre, to aid in … Read More

SCC nominates candidates for November elections

May 9, 2011 |

The Surrey Civic Coalition has nominated a partial slate of candidates for November’s upcoming municipal elections, albeit without a mayoral opponent to take on Dianne Watts. The left-leaning party has faced a series of blows in recent years as … Read More