SkyTrain for Surrey, not LRT!

Surrey-Langley SkyTrain highly supported in Metro Vancouver region (poll)

MEDIA RELEASE Surrey-Langley SkyTrain highly supported in Metro Vancouver region FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 10, 2019 – Surrey, BC SkyTrain for Surrey welcomes the results of a new poll released by Mustel Group indicating high levels of support for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain across the entire Metro Vancouver Region, and urges funding and delivery partners […]

Long-held misconceptions about SkyTrain’s technology debunked

DEBUNKING MYTHS Long-held misconceptions about SkyTrain’s technology debunked FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 12, 2019 – Surrey, BC Today, spokespersons from both the provincial government and TransLink have put a long-held misconception about Metro Vancouver’s SkyTrain system to rest. Vancouver city councillor Colleen Hardwick previously motioned to place two major SkyTrain expansion projects in the […]

Surrey-Langley SkyTrain attracts first major transit-oriented development in Fleetwood

CAMPAIGN UPDATE Surrey-Langley SkyTrain attracts first major transit-oriented development in Fleetwood February 26, 2019 – Surrey, BC Although only a few months have passed since the Mayors’ Council approved project development for a Surrey-Langley SkyTrain, the extension is already attracting economic development in the surrounding vicinity in the form of dense transit-oriented developments (TODs). Last […]

TransLink launches Surrey-Langley SkyTrain website, new concept renders

CAMPAIGN UPDATE TransLink launches Surrey-Langley SkyTrain website + NEW RENDERS February 5, 2019 – Surrey, BC We are pleased to report that TransLink has launched its Surrey-Langley SkyTrain WEBSITE to facilitate informing the community about the project! Visit the website now: https://surreylangleyskytrain.ca/ The website contains a new route map and numerous official renderings depicting our […]

Why Surrey’s future SkyTrain extension is pointing in the right direction

MEDIA RELEASE Why Surrey’s future SkyTrain extension points in the right direction FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 17, 2018 – Surrey, BC In the last few days, a number of individuals and groups (mostly supporters of the previously planned LRT) have expressed concern about the recently forwarded SkyTrain extension on Fraser Highway from Surrey to […]

TransLink plan for SkyTrain delivers more transit improvements sooner than LRT vision

MEDIA RELEASE TransLink plan for SkyTrain delivers more transit improvements sooner than LRT vision FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 11, 2018 – Surrey, BC TransLink’s unveiled work plan for a Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension will deliver more transit improvements on all three proposed Surrey rapid transit corridors sooner than the original vision for LRT. Although light […]

Cancellation of LRT in favour of SkyTrain is a victory for Surrey and region

MEDIA RELEASE Cancellation of LRT in favour of SkyTrain is a victory for Surrey and region FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 6, 2018 – Surrey, BC Last night, Surrey City Council passed a motion instructing TransLink to stop all work on the previously-planned Surrey-Newton-Guildford LRT and endorsing construction of a Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension. More than […]

Surrey Board of Trade CEO makes misleading claim on SkyTrain vs LRT cost difference

DEBUNKING MYTHS Surrey Board of Trade CEO makes misleading claim on SkyTrain vs LRT cost difference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 23, 2018 – Surrey, BC SkyTrain for Surrey takes issue with a misleading claim perpetuated by the Surrey Board of Trade’s CEO, related to the cost difference between light rail and the proposed Expo […]

Research Co. poll excludes question on SkyTrain to Langley

MEDIA RELEASE Research Co. poll excludes question on SkyTrain to Langley FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 18, 2018 – Surrey, BC A new poll on transit released by Research Co. is suppressing the voices of those in favour of a SkyTrain extension from Surrey to Langley. This poll has claimed the majority of people are […]

Fleetwood BIA makes false and misleading claims on SkyTrain noise and vibrations

DEBUNKING MYTHS Fleetwood BIA makes false and misleading claims on SkyTrain noise and vibrations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 29, 2018 – Surrey, BC SkyTrain for Surrey takes issue with statements made by Dean Barbour of the Fleetwood Business Improvement Association claiming that a SkyTrain extension would be a “noisy monstrosity” in Fleetwood. A detailed […]