Tag: Traffic

Vancouver, Burnaby look like a bargain compared to Delta or Langley when housing, transportation costs combined

A ground-breaking new study that combines housing costs with transportation and transit costs has found that apparently expensive municipalities like Vancouver and Burnaby can actually be cheaper for lower income families than Delta, Langley or the North Shore…. Read More

With cost of driving about 21 cents a kilometre, or $16.69 an hour, a “No” vote will be expensive

Buried deep in the new Mayors’ Council assessment on the cost of congestion — about $2 billion if the Mayor’s Plan investments in transportation and traffic are not approved — is the conclusion that the cost of driving… Read More

Christy Clark voting “yes” because she knows any “Plan B” with a big lift in property tax is a non-starter

Thanks to Premier Christy Clark for clarifying that Metro Vancouver municipalities would have to resort to a property tax increase — a very significant property tax increase — to fund the Mayors’ Council transportation and transit plan if… Read More

Expert ULI panel confirms Broadway subway best option to handle congestion, future transit demand

A subway is the best solution to congestion and transit demand along the Broadway Corridor, says an expert panel of American planners. That conclusion by a visiting group of experts, assembled by the Urban Land Institute, supports the… Read More