Surrey Board of Trade to Hear from TransLink CEO with Surrey Mayor on Regional Transportation Plans and Surrey Light Rail Transit

Surrey, B.C. – On Wednesday, October 4, the Surrey Board of Trade will host TransLink CEO Kevin Desmond. Also speaking at the event will be Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner, Vice Chair of the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation. The speakers will discuss regional transportation needs and Surrey Light Rail Transit.

“The Surrey Board of Trade has long been an advocate for the full 27km of light rail transit in Surrey as being an economic instigator for existing and our business attraction strategies. We look forward to hearing more on LRT implementation at the October 4th event,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade

Attendees will hear from the leader of Metro Vancouver’s transportation network to learn about:

· His vision for South Fraser transportation needs, including the anticipated Light Rail Transit system in Surrey

· Opportunities & challenges for TransLink

· Experience and transportation knowledge – what makes sense for Metro Vancouver

· Road pricing perspective

Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Location: Eaglequest Golf Course (7778 152 Street, Surrey)

Time: Lunch and Registration 11:30 am; Program 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Admission: $50 + GST each (Members) or $65+ GST each (General Admission)
Supporting Sponsors: Bombardier and the Value Property Group

For further information, please contact Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade, at or at 604.634.0342.