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Upcoming Community Information Program

We’ll be holding community meetings and pop-up events between October 28 and November 7, 2019, where staff will be on hand to answer questions and share information about the Broadway Subway Project.

 

You’re invited to drop in at any of the following community meetings:

Wednesday October 30, 2019
4 pm to 7 pm, Community Hall at Kits Neighbourhood House – 2305 W 7th Ave, Vancouver

Saturday November 2, 2019
11 am to 2 pm. CityLab – 511 W Broadway, Vancouver

Thursday November 7, 2019
4 pm to 7 pm, Reliance Atrium at Emily Carr University of Art + Design – 520 E 1st Avenue, Vancouver

 

You can also find us at one of our pop-up events:

Monday October 28, 2019
4 pm to 6 pm at Fairview – VGH: look for our team on the south side of 10th Avenue and Willow Street

Tuesday October 29, 2019
8 am to 10 am at Broadway – City Hall: look for our team on the south-east corner of Broadway and Cambie Street, near the entrance to Broadway – City Hall station
4 pm to 6 pm at Arbutus: look for our team in the plaza near the south-east corner of Broadway and Arbutus Street

Monday November 4, 2019
4 pm to 6 pm at Mount Pleasant: look for our team on the south-east corner of Broadway and Main Street

Tuesday November 5, 2019
11 am to 1 pm at Emily Carr University of Art + Design: look for our team adjacent to the cafeteria
4 pm to 6 pm at South Granville: look for our team on the south-west corner of Broadway and Granville Street

Wednesday November 6, 2019
12 pm to 2 pm at UBC: look for our team at the intersection of East Mall and University Boulevard, near the UBC store
4 pm to 6 pm at Commercial – Broadway station: look for our team in the north-east corner

 

For those unable to attend, but still want to learn more about the project, community meeting and event pop-up materials will be posted here on October 30, 2019 with an opportunity to submit your comments online.

These sessions follow extensive stakeholder and public engagement, including two rounds of consultation led by TransLink in 2017.

 

Previous Public Engagement

Efforts to identify a rapid transit solution for the Broadway Corridor have been underway since 2009. An evaluation of approximately 200 technology and route options was completed through a partnership between the Government of B.C., TransLink, the City of Vancouver, Metro Vancouver, the University of B.C., the University Endowment Lands, and the Musqueam Indian Band, along with extensive stakeholder and public engagement.

Two previous rounds of public engagement were led by TransLink:

  • Planning Stage 1: December 2016 to February 2017
    Information on the route and alignment was shared with stakeholders and the public.
  • Planning Stage 2: May to July 2017
    Stakeholders and the public provided input on construction considerations and mitigations, and station design features.

Read the results of these public engagements.

Sticky notes from the public engagement

 

Environmental Review

A formal environmental regulatory process was not required for the Project.

However, the project team still undertook an Environmental and Socio-Economic Review to ensure a clear and transparent process for identifying and protecting environmental and socio-economic values.

This process provided additional opportunities for engagement and input from the public, Indigenous groups, stakeholders, and government agencies on the scope of issues and approaches for protecting these values.

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