Globe and Mail: Lower Mainland mayors await transit talks with NDP-Greens

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May 31, 2017 | Frances Bula

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“One of my hopes is we would have a fresh start with the mayors. We want a long-term plan,” said Mr. Eby, who promised that “the shared goals between the mayors and us is going to provide remarkable opportunities in transit and housing.”

Both the NDP and the Green Party had promised during their campaigns to match any federal funding for phase two of the region’s transit improvements. That means $2.2-billion from them dedicated to the new Broadway subway and Surrey light-rapid transit projects.

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