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LRT Project History and Updates

LRT in Bordeaux

Read reports and major releases related to Light Rail Transit.

Report Date Description and Link
November 2016 The Mayors’ Council and TransLink Board of Directors approved Phase One of the 10-Year Vision for Metro Vancouver Transit and Transportation. Read more.
September 2015

TransLink provides funding to continue with design work. Read more.

July 2015

Engineering work program continues; Phase 3A design work to deliver ±30% cost estimate for business case. Read more.

June 2015 Public-private partnership (P3) arrangement being considered for procurement; TransLink to make round seven application to P3 Canada. Read more.
February 2015 P3 Canada representatives visit Surrey; TransLink awarding contract for additional design work. Read more.
November 2014 TransLink preparing a Request for Proposal for additional design work with support from City staff. Read more.
September 2014 Light Rail Links, a coalition of businesses and community groups, write letters to senior government supporting LRT; survey shows strong community support. Read more.
June 2014 Future connections to South Surrey and White Rock discussed at TIC. Read more.
April 2014 LRT being discussed at Mayor’s Council subcommittee meetings. Read more.
April 2014 City Council approves neighbourhood plan for East Clayton in anticipation of Light Rail Transit on Fraser Hwy. Read more.
April 2014 South of Fraser LRT & transit investment needs discussed at Council. Read more.
March 2014 Mayors' Council on Regional Transportation preparing detailed, fully costed regional transportation plan including project phasing. Read more.
February 2014 City announces update to Town Centre Plans for Newton, Cloverdale, and Fleetwood Town Centres, planning for LRT. Read more.
January 2014 LRT update at TIC—30 examples of LRT in North America, including Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa and Portland. Read more.
November 2013 Surrey Rapid Transit Project is named as a priority capital project for the City. Read more.
November 2013 City working with TransLink on integration of LRT in TransLink’s Regional Transportation Strategy long-range plan. Read more.


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