Surrey City Council Cancels LRT Project, Approves SkyTrain Extension

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Surrey’s new city officials are moving forward with cancelling the light rail transit (LRT) project.

Mayor Doug McCallum and the new members of Surrey City Council officially took the Oath of Office at an inauguration ceremony held Monday evening at City Hall. …

McCallum’s Safe Surrey Coalition will also ask TransLink’s Mayors’ Council to cancel the LRT and reallocate Phase Two funds towards the new SkyTrain extension.

It’s fair to assume many will back Doug McCallum. He’s received public support on the move from Vancouver’s Mayor-elect Kennedy Stewart.

On the contrary, Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie has publicly stated he will not support a SkyTrain line to Langley. …

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