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Surrey's King George Boulevard will be one of the first three corridors to experience Metro Vancouver's Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) initiative. This high-frequency rapid transit service will feature some dedicated bus lanes, and rail-like stations, addressing transportation issues in the region.“While the complete implementation of the BRT is anticipated to take five years, the

The Surrey Board of Trade and the Richmond Chamber of Commerce want the Federal Government to act on enhancing port infrastructure.“To ensure that the Canadian economy can continue to grow, investment in infrastructure and technology related to imports, exports and advancements in shipping are necessary,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of

In a significant step towards fostering sustainable and efficient urban growth, the BC Government introduced a new proposed legislation to define and formalize Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) regulations. These new regulations, set to pass in early December, will help provide a clear framework for local governments to promote higher density around transit hubs, including rail stations,

Disclosed in a recent report presented to the Lower Mainland's Mayors' Council, a daunting structural deficit of $4.7 billion was revealed on October 26, 2023. This deficit reflects the expected difference between planned expenses and anticipated revenues unless corrective actions are taken in the years ahead.“These corrective actions could compromise Surrey – an area

June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada, a time to recognize the rich history, heritage, resiliency and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples. Surrey has the greatest population of urban Indigenous Peoples.“I am honoured to speak on a panel that focuses on strengthening the urban-rural Indigenous wellness continuum at the Indigenous

The Surrey Board of Trade continues to lead in BC as a key player in instigating change through government advocacy. On June 1-2, the Surrey Board of Trade will seek support for their policies from their peers at the annual BC Chamber of Commerce convention in Whistler, to advance BC’s economy. Details on Surrey Board

On April 20, the Government of Canada announced that the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project can proceed subject to 370 legally binding conditions to protect the environment, including to prevent harm to local species.The Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project (RBT2) is a needed new marine container terminal at Roberts Bank in Delta, BC on

The 2023 Surrey Road Survey results have been released by the Surrey Board of Trade. This 7th survey demands bold change to significantly increase transportation choices, reduce serious injuries and deaths, and help avert the worst impacts of climate change.The top 3 choices for corridors to be improved are:1.     152 Street Overpass of