Light Rail supporters: Investing in LRT rather than SkyTrain makes both economic and land use sense
FACT: LRT doesn’t make more sense from any perspective.
- BRT on the same corridor can create the same travel time benefits and provide high capacity for future growth.
- SkyTrain on the same corridor can create significantly more travel time and economic benefits.
- Both options can generate significant land-use change as long as local government is actively supporting it.
Myth #4: LRT makes more sense from a land-use planning perspective