Metro Vancouver Alliance members gather to survey residents and businesses on transit needs in South Vancouver.

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                              Friday, May 27, 2016

Members of the Metro Vancouver Alliance are gathering at Champlain Heights Mall on Saturday May 28 to survey residents and businesses and collect information about transit needs in the neighbourhood. MVA is particularly interested in the impact of the planned rerouting of the bus service along 49th avenue this summer.

The information gathered from this survey and others planned over the summer will be developed into a proposal that will be brought forward in a proposal to TransLink designed to bring reliable and accessible transit service to the Champlain Heights area of Vancouver.

Date: Saturday May 28, 2016
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Champlain Square Mall, 7132 Kerr St, Vancouver

RouteSpeak is a citizen led transit improvement network which will develop proposals intended for TransLink to address and and will provide accountability back to the community. The project’s goal is to make transit more accessible, affordable and reliable and to build a civic structure which will increase the strength of our communities through engagement and leadership development.

RouteSpeak will develop a true consultative relationship between TransLink and interested citizens and replace cynicism with positive action through education and prioritized needs of local communities.

For more information: Jack Jardine, jack@sparxc.ca

Web: http://www.metvanalliance.org/routespeak

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