Vancouver/ Surrey: The chair of the TransLink mayors’ council, Richard Walton has said that by June it will be clear whether Vancouver or Surrey will get the go ahead to expand Transit services in their city.
Vancouver’s Mayor Gregor Robertson has argued that a $3-billion extension to the Millennium Line along Broadway out to the University of British Columbia is vital to enhancing tech development, research jobs and business expansion along the line.
While Surrey’s Mayor Dianne Watts wants three light rails with an estimated cost of $2-billion, to connect Surrey’s expanding city centre to Guildford, White Rock and Cloverdale.