SkyTrain

North-south transit connections and better regional links are the next step for local transportation. (File photo)

Our View: More links needed for future of Langley transit

A Vancouver-suburbs model is increasingly out of date

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday (July 9) that the federal government will give $1.3 billion for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain expansion project to get it from King George Station to Langley. (File photo: Kedo Zake)

LETTER: SkyTrain best option for Langley

Light rail in other communities snarls traffic, letter writer warns

  • Jul 22, 2021

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces funding July 9 for transit and SkyTrain in Surrey. (Malin Jordan/Black Press Media)

Trudeau pledges $1.3 billion for SkyTrain to Langley

The federal money could see the project finally begin construction

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces funding July 9 for transit and SkyTrain in Surrey. (Malin Jordan/Black Press Media)
A 34-year-old man was arrested Monday after Transit Police found him riding a SkyTrain with a shotgun in the front of his sweatpants. (Transit Police)

SkyTrain passenger arrested, charged for concealing shotgun in his sweatpants

Codty-James Gray, 34, was found with ammunition, brass knuckles and knives

A 34-year-old man was arrested Monday after Transit Police found him riding a SkyTrain with a shotgun in the front of his sweatpants. (Transit Police)
Transit Police Const. Peter Kwok was filmed in December during an encounter on the Canada Line when a woman refused to wear a mask. (Screen grab)

VIDEO: Woman who went viral by refusing to wear a mask on SkyTrain to pay $460 in fines

Footage of the December incident was recorded by the passenger, herself, and posted to social media

Transit Police Const. Peter Kwok was filmed in December during an encounter on the Canada Line when a woman refused to wear a mask. (Screen grab)
Surrey Central SkyTrain Station. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Suspect accused of ‘abhorrent’ assaults at Surrey SkyTrain stations

Transit Police say assaults were on April 9, 14 and 17

Surrey Central SkyTrain Station. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
A pigeon was seen flying into a SkyTrain car on the morning of Monday, March 23 and then waddling off at its New Westminster stop. (Screen grab/Courtney Matthews)

VIDEO: Early B.C. bird catches the SkyTrain, not the worm

The pigeon decided to get a ride to its New Westminster destination instead of flying

A pigeon was seen flying into a SkyTrain car on the morning of Monday, March 23 and then waddling off at its New Westminster stop. (Screen grab/Courtney Matthews)
SkyTrain running through Whalley. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Mayors’ Council wants feds to fund Surrey-Langley SkyTrain in upcoming budget

Mayors’ Council on regional transportation sent letter to federal government Monday

SkyTrain running through Whalley. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
SkyTrain Surrey, end of the line, for now. (File photo)

Fleming says bringing SkyTrain to Langley from Surrey a ‘key priority’

Project represents a ‘tremendous opportunity,” minister of transportation says

SkyTrain Surrey, end of the line, for now. (File photo)
Widening of the Trans-Canada Highway from 216th to 264th Streets is a “sticking point” for Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce vice-president Ken Dennis. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)

Highway 1 expansion remains a ‘sticking point’ for Langley chamber

SkyTrain expansion and transit to Gloucester are also at the forefront

Widening of the Trans-Canada Highway from 216th to 264th Streets is a “sticking point” for Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce vice-president Ken Dennis. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)
A Langley City graphic shows what the future core could look like. A virtual open house on the proposed new Official Community Plan will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

New Official Community Plan charts a potential future for Langley City

A virtual public hearing on the proposed OCP is set for Tuesday, Feb. 9

A Langley City graphic shows what the future core could look like. A virtual open house on the proposed new Official Community Plan will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 9.
Langley residents took their questions and concerns to TransLink’s open house at Langley City Hall in November of 2019. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Langley MP’s SkyTrain request will go nowhere

Liberal government will ignore Conservative MP’s call for SkyTrain funding

  • Nov 25, 2020
Langley residents took their questions and concerns to TransLink’s open house at Langley City Hall in November of 2019. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley-Aldergrove MP Tako van Popta spoke in the House of Commons about the SkyTrain expansion to Langley City, and requested $550M. (Screengrab/Special to Langley Advance Times)

$550M federal ask would push SkyTrain expansion to Langley

Langley-Aldergrove MP Tako van Popta advocating for dollars to extend from Fleetwood to Langley City

Langley-Aldergrove MP Tako van Popta spoke in the House of Commons about the SkyTrain expansion to Langley City, and requested $550M. (Screengrab/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ranil Prasad saw this poster near Surrey Central SkyTrain station on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. He said it expressed “some specific reference to white replacement theory.” (Photo: Ranil Prasad/@run_neil/Twitter)

Surrey man urges public to watch out for ‘white replacement theory’ posters

Ranil Prasad said he saw the messaging at a Surrey SkyTrain station

Ranil Prasad saw this poster near Surrey Central SkyTrain station on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. He said it expressed “some specific reference to white replacement theory.” (Photo: Ranil Prasad/@run_neil/Twitter)
NDP leader John Horgan, with Langley riding candidate Andrew Mercier, announcing a funding pledge to complete the SkyTrain line, in Douglas Park on Thursday, Oct. 8. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Horgan pledges NDP will complete $1.5 billion SkyTrain extension to Langley

The project is part of $9 billion in promised infrastructure funding

NDP leader John Horgan, with Langley riding candidate Andrew Mercier, announcing a funding pledge to complete the SkyTrain line, in Douglas Park on Thursday, Oct. 8. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Artist’s impression of Genesis condominium project, proposed for area of planned SkyTrain station (City of Langley/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Selling the Skytrain connection: how a Langley City project promotes proximity to rapid transit

Project designed ‘in deference’ to planned station on 203 Street near Cascades Casino

Artist’s impression of Genesis condominium project, proposed for area of planned SkyTrain station (City of Langley/Special to Langley Advance Times)
B.C. Business Council calls for SkyTrain completion. (Black Press Media file)

Business group pushes for SkyTrain to Langley

The recommendation is part of a push for financial stimulus

B.C. Business Council calls for SkyTrain completion. (Black Press Media file)
Township plans to capture value from SkyTrain land boom

Township plans to capture value from SkyTrain land boom

With land prices expected to rise, the Township wants to put money into local amenities

Township plans to capture value from SkyTrain land boom