SkyTrain for Surrey, not LRT!

Surrey LRT line will be among slowest in Canada

MEDIA RELEASE Surrey LRT line will be among slowest in Canada FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 4, 2017 – Surrey, BC SkyTrain for Surrey has learned that the low average travel speed of the Phase 1 Surrey-Newton-Guildford LRT line will make it one of the slowest rail transit systems in Canada. According to the latest […]

LRT impacts to school will cost taxpayers millions

IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 25, 2017 A recent briefing memo released by the Surrey School Board suggests that the City of Surrey and TransLink LRT team have not addressed the major issues that LRT on 104 Ave will cause for a local school. Hjorth Road Elementary is located next to 104 Avenue, where the road […]

Video offers glimpse into Surrey’s Light Rail future

IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 26, 2017 A new video released by SkyTrain for Surrey offers stakeholders and decision-makers a glimpse of what Surrey’s future will look like with Light Rail Transit. Our aim is to bring attention to one of the major issues with building rail transit systems at ground-level and on-street: with trains at […]

TransLink: Cancel the Surrey-Newton-Guildford LRT

IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 15, 2017 SkyTrain for Surrey is calling for the cancellation of the Surrey-Newton-Guildford LRT line project. In the coming weeks, we will be taking this call to the TransLink project team, the City of Surrey and the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation. We will also call for the acceleration of the Fraser Highway […]

10 Surrey LRT features for a fraction of the cost

MEDIA RELEASE 10 Surrey LRT features for a fraction of the cost FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 14, 2017 – Surrey, BC TransLink recently posted a video on the proposed Surrey Light Rail Transit system, which outlines design features that are expected to be a part of the LRT project. Many of these design features […]

LRT proposal a step backwards for Surrey

IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Surrey, BC Better Surrey Rapid Transit (SkyTrain for Surrey) expresses disappointment in a recent election platform announcement by the Surrey First party in favour of Light Rail Transit (LRT). “LRT would be a giant step backwards for our city,” says Daryl Dela Cruz, a prominent Surrey transportation advocate and the campaign manager […]