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Rethinking Transportation- New Voices, New Ideas
EVENT: Transportation Referendum—Lessons Learned from the Front Line

Readers interested in our Metrocore Transportation Quilt Roundtables may also be interested in this upcoming event presented by Translink and the SFU City Program. FREE, but reservations are required. Transportation Referendum: Lessons Learned from the Front Line Monday, January 19, 7 to 9 p.m. Room 1400, SFU Harbour Centre,...

B.C. Government Approves Transit Referendum Question

BC Transportation Minister Todd Stone announced his approval Thursday for a regional transit referendum, while slightly altering the question originally proposed by the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation.The provincial government  has promised to mail out ballots to voters starting March 16, 2015. The final ballot will...

Referendum question
Transportation and Transit Referendum Question

The Metro Vancouver Mayors' Council on Regional Transportation has approved and announced the question for the 2015 transportation referendum ballot. The text of the proposed question is: Transportation and Transit Referendum Cut Congestion * Better Service * More Buses and Rapid Transit One million more people will live and...

DVA Position on the Transportation Referendum

As an organization focused on the business of enhancing the downtown for all its communities, the Downtown Vancouver Association (DVA) brings together people from many backgrounds in order to "connect the dots" on key urban issues. With this in mind, during the autumn of 2014,...

Total Annual Taxpayer & External Costs
Metro Vancouver Mobility Subsidies

The hidden costs of transportation in Metro Vancouver Travelers pay a portion of their transportation costs: from an individual’s purchase of a bike, to a bridge toll paid by a trucking company, to a fare for a bus ride. Still, user payments do not cover the costs of...

Metro Vancouver Transit Referendum

The Province of British Columbia has committed to a referendum asking the public to approve transportation investment in the Metro Vancouver region. The anticipated date for a vote is the spring of 2015. The outcome of the referendum is important for the DVA, as the...