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Today, the BC Government issued the following statement announcing $2.2 billion in matching funds for new transit projects in Metro Vancouver, including rapid transit in Surrey and Vancouver:“Last week’s federal budget confirmed that the Trudeau government has joined with the government of British Columbia in historic levels of funding for new transit infrastructure –…

The Surrey Board of Trade’s policy recommendations last year to the BC Government were that the BC Government bring forward ridesharing regulations that establish province-wide rules for safety and consumer protection. In addition, the Surrey Board of Trade asked the BC Government to evaluate and remove unnecessary red tape on existing transportation providers to create

The BC Government introduced the 2017 provincial budget today.“The BC Government budget is built for business & investments in a time of global economic uncertainty,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. The investments for business, the economy, and for Surrey are reflected in the Surrey Board of Trade’s top policy priority areas:

Surrey – The Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT) has released the 2016 Surrey Road Survey results. Widening roads such as 64 Avenue, the Fraser Highway and 100 Avenue were some of many suggestions given to SBOT through a survey developed by the SBOT with the help of the City of Surrey.“Our economy rests on…

(Surrey, BC) Today at the Surrey Board of Trade, the New Leaf Travel Company announced a new enterprise connecting Surrey to Halifax, and many destinations in-between.  Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner and Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun spoke at the press conference with New Leaf President & CEO, Jim Young.NewLeaf is offering an additional, affordable option

SURREY, B.C. – Light Rail Transit (LRT) South of the Fraser may be one step closer to reality after today’s announcement by the Government of British Columbia to pledge $246 million for transit improvements in Metro Vancouver over three years. Included in this funding is support for initial work towards the new 27-km LRT system, which

For Immediate Release - April 21, 2016The Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT) is advocating to the BC Government to introduce Ride-sharing Legislation. “The Surrey Board of Trade had the benefit of discussing the impacts of Ride-sharing with Minister Peter Fassbender, Taxi Members, Taxi Industry representatives and UBER at our recent Transportation Advocacy Team meeting.

This morning the Surrey Board of Trade hosted the first Surrey Mayor’s Breakfast Series with Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner and featured guest Amarjeet Sohi, Federal Infrastructure & Communities Minister, sponsored by Cascade Aerospace.

Business and community leaders filled the Council Chamber Theatre to hear the initiatives of Surrey City Hall and keynote speaker, Minister Sohi. In all more than two hundred people attended the inaugural event.