LRT Project History and Updates
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.|
TransLink provides funding to continue with design work. Read more.
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.|