Another year, another TransLink funding proposal

Skytrain, BurnabyIn its most recently posted quarterly report,  Metro Vancouver’s transit authority forecast that it would provide 370 million passenger trips  during 2012. In the nine months ending September 30, traffic was up 5.5 per cent from the previous year.

TransLink is struggling to expand its system to serve more passengers, notably with the current construction of the Evergreen rapid transit line in the northeast sector. A growing transit system provides numerous benefits, including labour mobility, increased educational opportunity, and a better quality of life for seniors, kids and many other people who don’t drive. Continue reading