Vancouver’s new City Council showed it’s stripes today, in a long discussion around extending rapid transit to UBC.
The Council voted 9-2 in favour of the following recommendations, from the Staff Policy Report:
A. THAT Council endorse a SkyTrain extension from Arbutus Street to UBC.
B. THAT Council direct staff to work with partners to advance the design development including public consultation to determine station locations, vertical and horizontal alignment.
C. THAT staff write a letter to the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation (“Mayors’ Council”) to inform them of Council’s support for the selection of SkyTrain and further design and consultation on alignment