Light Rail Supporters: “It’s not about moving people as far as you can from A to B; it’s about building a community”
FACT: It’s not okay to have longer travel times in exchange for a “community-friendly system”.
- Slower LRT will result in a lower transit mode-share, which congests communities, and creates transportation problems.
- SkyTrain riders have spoken: trip speed is the most favoured aspect of new SkyTrain expansions in rider surveys.
- Surrey has the highest growth in vehicle-registrations of any city in this region
88% of Surrey residents feel that “transit should be as convenient and attractive as driving a car on city roads”
Myth #5: LRT is more community-friendly