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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

Watts’ next priority: Light Rail by 2012

April 14, 2011 |

Mayor Dianne Watts used her sixth annual State of the City address to make a strong case for a light rail system across Surrey.

Watts noted the successful multi-modal transit system in Portland, whose spine is a light rail … Read More

Premier declares SkyTrain for the South Fraser

October 1, 2010 |

Premier Gordon Campbell, upholding what has become an annual tradition, spoke today to civic leaders across the province at the UBCM conference where he unveiled his plan to “build on Olympic momentum for the 21st century.” The UBCM speech … Read More

Metro puts Surrey ahead of Vancouver for transit expansion

September 6, 2010 |

News broke over the weekend about a staff report presented to Metro Vancouver which suggested Surrey be put next in line for regional rapid transit, moving the suburban city ahead of Vancouver’s long requested UBC Line. Although the regional … Read More

Stakeholder consultations on Surrey Rapid Transit study

March 8, 2010 |

TransLink is holding a series of consultations to gather stakeholder opinion on the future of rapid transit in Surrey and Langley. The goal of the study is to determine the corridors and technologies for rapid transit in the South Fraser area.

Ironically enough, despite a commitment to a “comprehensive and open process”, the following meetings have not been posted on TransLink’s website. How they determine who is a stakeholder and who is not is unknown. I for one believe we are all stakeholders in our collective future, and thus am posting the information below. Read More