Translink Funding

Transit Referendum Should Be Delayed To Avoid Cluster Fiasco

Vincent Gogolek | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Vincent Gogolek

If the transit referendum was held at the same time as the municipal election, there is a real risk that people exercising their freedom of speech on one would be subject to severe penalties under the other. This is because the B.C. government has imposed draconian penalties (a year in jail, $10,000 fines) for those they define as "election advertising sponsors" in provincial election law.

TransLink Needs Reorganization, Says Delta Mayor

CBC | Posted 11.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Metro Vancouver's mayors are meeting with B.C.'s Transportation Minister Todd Stone today, and the issue of TransLink funding is expected to be at the...

$2 Million Turndown

CBC | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The union representing shipyard workers is questioning why TransLink did not apply for $2 million in federal funding that might have allowed it to bui...

Vancouver Transit Funding Model 'Broken'

CBC | Posted 11.25.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A coalition of students, business leaders, and residents is calling for a major overhaul of the Lower Mainland's public transit system. Th...

Translink's Cash Plan Revealed

CBC | Posted 11.17.2012 | Canada British Columbia

TransLink has announced it has found nearly $100 million in new efficiencies over each of the next three years to help cover its funding gap. ...