Monthly Archives: September 2014

Transit Referendum & HandyDART: Public Forum Oct 25

Saturday Oct 25, 2014    11 am – 1 pm

Cloverdale Library 5642 176A Street Surrey B.C.

The Provincial Government has announced a Transit Referendum to be held in March of 2015. Losing this crucialOct 25 2014 POSTER ED1 vote would strand thousands.

Chronic underfunding has plagued HandyDART for years. TransLink has been forced to resort  to stop gap measures to stem a tide of ride denials.

Join us for an open discussion of the need to provide a meaningful increase to HandyDART service, and the opportunity presented by the transit funding referendum.

The referendum will be on the Mayors Council proposal which includes a 30% increase in HandyDART service hours over 10 years. This is an important step forward, although much more is really needed after a 5-year freeze and given our rapidly aging population. Come out on Saturday October 25 and get involved!

It is time to stand together to ensure that transit is accessible to all! (more…)

24 Sep 2014