Accidents can block LRT tracks and close LRT lines for hours.
- Direct consequence of building LRT at-grade through major intersections.
- LRT will pass through 2 intersections among the top 10 in Metro Vancouver crash-rates.
(these intersections are: King George Blvd & 88th Ave, and King George Blvd & 72nd Ave)
- Can’t detour around accident areas like regular buses or Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems.
We estimate: an accident-related LRT service disruption could occur on average of once every 2 days!
Prone to service disruptions • Reliability issues