Skytrain has run its course; LRT is the way to go.

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Langara debate Wednesday: Skytrain has run its course; LRT is the way to go.

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 7:30 – 9:00pm
(Doors open at 7:15pm, seating for the first 300 only)
The Alice Mackay Room, Lower level
Vancouver Public Library, Downtown, Homer & Robson

Arguing the AFFIRMATIVE:
PATRICK CONDON, Senior Researcher, UBC Design Centre for Sustainability

Arguing the NEGATIVE:
MIKE HARCOURT, Former Premier of British Columbia

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Obviously, this issue has huge implications for light rail for the Valley. If you’re attending, feel free to let everyone know how the debate went in the comments area.

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One Response to “Skytrain has run its course; LRT is the way to go.”

  1. ngwright Says:

    There was a very good turnout last night, the room was almost filled and everyone seemed really engaged. Both speakers strayed more than a little off topic and probably agreed with each other way too much, but I really enjoyed it. I tend to side with Harcourt on limited used of skytrain, in combination with light rail. On the other hand, Condon was very articulate in his vision for a slower city built around corridors instead of nodes. I would highly recommend next months dialogue on STV.

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