Renderings of the propose LRT from the City of Surrey.

READERS REACT: University report on Surrey’s LRT plan favours Skytrain

There aren’t many who are in favour of Hepner’s LRT vision, according to our Facebook page

With 2018 mere weeks away, the promised LRT line for the new year is nowhere in sight.

That should come as good news to many of our readers, very few of whom seem to be in favour of the much-maligned LRT.

Now, a report from the University of Calgary backs up those who prefer the Skytrain south of the Fraser River. Mario Iacobacci, who has a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, published the report in November.

In his report, he states that the Canada Line and Millennium Line Evergreen Extension show ‘significant value creation’ whereas the first phase of the Surrey LRT ‘is expected to destroy value.’

His tone enforces the opinion from many of our readers. Here’s what you’ve had to say about the situation.



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