Add a rapid transit line to the valley
Driving along the #1, it seems ridiculous to me that we're widening the highway and adding more bridges, which will just INCREASE commuter traffic.
What we should really be doing is providing an alternative to jumping into single occupancy vehicles to commute into the city, in order to DECREASE commuter traffic.
It's inconceivable to me that there is no rail line out to Abbotsford, Chilliwack, etc.
Outside City jurisdiction. While improved transit service South-of-Fraser is important, the Greenest City plan focuses on projects within municipal boundaries.
This is not a Vancouver city issue. Wrong forum.
Actually there used to be of sorts transit all the way out to chilliwack. It ran along the CN railway, its destination point used to be Scott Road if i am not mistaken. But as cars became more popular the line died out, there is currently a movement (VALTAC) to get a light rail system re-enstated to the fraser valley.
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That is an option the new Port Mann bridge is being built for, A rapid transit line into the Valley and It will also provides cycling access, paid for by vehicle traffic tolls. .