SkyTrain for Surrey, not LRT!

Phase 2 Transit Plan does not put Surrey commuters first

MEDIA RELEASE Phase 2 Transit Plan does not put Surrey commuters first FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 16, 2018 – Surrey, BC SkyTrain for Surrey is disappointed to learn that the Regional Mayors Council’s Phase 2 Transit Plan has retained the Surrey-Newton-Guildford LRT line, meaning that the region has signed on to make one of […]

Surrey-Newton-Guildford LRT should be removed from 10-Year Vision

MEDIA RELEASE Surrey-Newton-Guildford LRT should be removed from 10-Year Vision FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 11, 2018 – Surrey, BC In an open letter penned by our campaign chair, SkyTrain for Surrey has requested the incoming Mayors’ Council Chair – Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan – to remove the Surrey-Newton-Guildford Light Rail Transit (SNG LRT) line […]

Letter to Mayors’ Council Chair, Derek Corrigan (Jan 9, 2018)

MEDIA RELEASE Letter to Mayors’ Council Chair, Derek Corrigan (Jan 9, 2018) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 9, 2018 – Surrey, BC The Surrey-Newton-Guildford Light Rail Transit (SNG LRT) project will do little to improve transit commutes for the people it would serve, and should not be in the region’s 10-Year Vision. Our campaign chair […]

Letter to B.C. Premier John Horgan (Sept 14, 2017)

SkyTrain for Surrey has penned an open letter to B.C. Premier John Horgan and the provincial government, in response to recent requests from some involved stakeholders to “hurry up” on deciding the rapid transit technology on Fraser Highway. Rushing a decision on an issue that involves billions of regional taxpayers’ dollars would be a huge […]

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 […]

Voice Your Opposition: Upcoming LRT Consultation

June 13, 2017 – Surrey, BC Today we have more than 2300 signatures and a strong network of SkyTrain supporters calling for a better deal for transit riders South-of-Fraser! In the coming weeks we will have another opportunity to make this call. TransLink has announced the next round of Surrey-Newton-Guildford LRT consultations, and three additional […]

Say NO to the destruction of Hawthorne Park for LRT

June 7, 2017 – Surrey, BC One of the first major victims of Surrey’s shortsighted and problem-riddled plans for street level Light Rail will be Hawthorne Park. The City of Surrey is planning to build two new roads (see: 105 Avenue connector) that will cut through Hawthorne Park and split it in two. The city […]

LRT is the only reason for proposed road through park

IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 3, 2017 – Surrey, BCREALITY CHECK: The City of Surrey wants you to believe that the proposed roads that cut through Hawthorne Park are not a result of Surrey’s short-sighted and problem-riddled plan for street-level Light Rail. Here is what we think about the recent statements by City staff: Clearly, LRT on 104th […]