Statement from Mayors’ Council on provincial funding announcement for Phase Two of the 10-Year Vision

BURNABY, BC – Statement from New Westminster Mayor Cote, Chair of the Mayors’ Council Funding Strategy Committee: “We welcome the provincial government’s commitment to match, dollar for dollar, the $2.2 billion in funding from the federal government for the Millennium Line Broadway Extension and Surrey LRT. Together, this senior government funding represents an important first step to completing the remainder … Read More

Opinion: Transforming future of Surrey with light-rail transit

Surrey is the place to be. An average of 10,000 people have moved to the city each year over the past five years. As one million more people come to the Metro Vancouver region, many of them will settle in Surrey and surrounding communities south of the Fraser. One in five Metro residents will call Surrey home and the city … Read More

TransLink Mayors’ Council welcomes historic federal investment in Metro Vancouver transportation

Vancouver Sky Train

March 22, 2017 (New Westminster, BC) – Today the TransLink Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation welcomed the Government of Canada’s commitment of approximately $2.2 billion in its 2017-2018 budget which marks the next step forward in building two critically important rapid transit projects in Metro Vancouver. The estimated contribution from the government’s Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF) builds upon an … Read More