Breaking Gridlock: B.C.’s Transit Investment Deficit and What Can Be Done to Fix It
Investment in public transit in Metro Vancouver has stagnated over the years and drivers and transit riders are both feeling the pinch. Congestion costs the region more than $1 billion per year and with the population expected to grow by an additional one million people by 2040, the problem will only get worse unless something is done. This research reveals that if the B.C. government were willing to commit to the same funding share that it proposed for the 2008 Provincial Transit Plan, the region would already be on its way.