July 10, 2008 Presentation  to South Fraser On Trax <ul><li>Translink </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Langley Town...
Translink and Langley Township <ul><li>Land Use and Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Township is Part of the Region </li><...
Land Use and Transportation <ul><li>Township </li></ul><ul><li>100,000 population </li></ul><ul><li>300+ sq km </li></ul><...
Challenges <ul><li>Langley outside Growth Concentration Area </li></ul><ul><li>Community of Communities </li></ul><ul><li>...
Langley’s Approach <ul><li>Translink also Regional Roads </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Community </li></ul><ul><li>1 Job for ...
Understanding Translink <ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>BC Transit (Bus Company) </li></ul><ul><li>Region traded Hospita...
Understanding Translink 2008 Funding Sources <ul><li>Fares </li></ul><ul><li>Fuel Tax </li></ul><ul><li>Property Tax </li>...
Understanding Translink <ul><li>All funding sources controversial </li></ul><ul><li>Debt service now $155 million </li></u...
Understanding Translink <ul><li>Transport 2021 </li></ul><ul><li>3 Year Plan (2005, 2006, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>10 Year ...
Understanding Translink <ul><li>New Board must work within Base Funding </li></ul><ul><li>Board can present supplemental p...
Langley Achievements <ul><li>Community Shuttle </li></ul><ul><li>2002 – 22,600 service hours </li></ul><ul><li>2007 – 31,2...
Langley Achievements <ul><li>Frequent Transit Network </li></ul><ul><li>Every 15 min., 15 hours per day, 7 days </li></ul>...
Langley Achievements <ul><li>Aldergrove Connection to Abbotsford </li></ul><ul><li>Service hours to Aldergrove increased <...
Gloucester – 4000+ Jobs
Langley Achievements
Langley Achievements <ul><li>Golden Ears Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiated Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Relocated Park an...
 
Langley Achievements
Langley Achievements <ul><li>64 Ave/#10 Hwy Rail Overpass </li></ul><ul><li>Historic partnership Roberts Bank Rail </li></...
Langley Achievements <ul><li>64 Ave / # 10 Hwy Overpass </li></ul><ul><li>1 st  priority and design underway </li></ul><ul...
Township Achievements <ul><li>Translink Roads </li></ul><ul><li>Fraser Highway 4 laning </li></ul><ul><li>16 Ave intersect...
Township Achievements <ul><li>Port Mann Twinning  </li></ul><ul><li>Translink Supported (GVRD didn’t) </li></ul><ul><li>La...
 
Township Achievements <ul><li>Rapid Bus </li></ul><ul><li>Over Port Mann: Langley to Burnaby </li></ul><ul><li>Over Golden...
Langley Achievements <ul><li>Rapid Bus over Port Mann </li></ul><ul><li>Langley to Lougheed Mall in 23 min. </li></ul><ul>...
200 Street Corridor
Langley Achievements <ul><li>200 Street Corridor </li></ul><ul><li>Designated public transportation corridor </li></ul><ul...
 
 
 
 
 
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Mayor Kurt Alberts, Township of Langley presents to South Fraser OnTrax July 10, 2008 Regular Meeting.

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Mayor Kurt Alberts Presentation

  1. 1. July 10, 2008 Presentation to South Fraser On Trax <ul><li>Translink </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Langley Township </li></ul><ul><li>by </li></ul><ul><li>Mayor Kurt Alberts </li></ul>
  2. 2. Translink and Langley Township <ul><li>Land Use and Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Township is Part of the Region </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Langley’s Approach </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding How Translink Works </li></ul><ul><li>What Langley has Achieved </li></ul><ul><li>More to Do </li></ul>
  3. 3. Land Use and Transportation <ul><li>Township </li></ul><ul><li>100,000 population </li></ul><ul><li>300+ sq km </li></ul><ul><li>80% Rural </li></ul><ul><li>On edge of LRSP </li></ul><ul><li>OCP </li></ul><ul><li>Western Corridor </li></ul><ul><li>Region </li></ul><ul><li>2.2 million population </li></ul><ul><li>22 municipalities </li></ul><ul><li>LRSP </li></ul><ul><li>Growth Concentration </li></ul><ul><li>Travel Pattern Changes </li></ul>
  4. 4. Challenges <ul><li>Langley outside Growth Concentration Area </li></ul><ul><li>Community of Communities </li></ul><ul><li>ALR/Green Zone </li></ul><ul><li>Pay 3% Get 3% </li></ul><ul><li>LRSP needs to be updated </li></ul><ul><li>Future Growth: Township, Coquitlam, Surrey and Abbotsford </li></ul>
  5. 5. Langley’s Approach <ul><li>Translink also Regional Roads </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Community </li></ul><ul><li>1 Job for Everyone in Labour Force </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrating Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Densities </li></ul><ul><li>Mixed Use </li></ul><ul><li>Livability Accord </li></ul>
  6. 6. Understanding Translink <ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>BC Transit (Bus Company) </li></ul><ul><li>Region traded Hospital Levy </li></ul><ul><li>Buses, Sky Train, Sea Buses, Ferry, West Coast Express, Handi Dart, and Roads </li></ul><ul><li>Board of Sub-Regional Representation </li></ul><ul><li>Adequate Funding Issue (Vehicle Levy!) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Understanding Translink 2008 Funding Sources <ul><li>Fares </li></ul><ul><li>Fuel Tax </li></ul><ul><li>Property Tax </li></ul><ul><li>Parking Tax (Replacement) </li></ul><ul><li>Parking Sales Tax </li></ul><ul><li>Hydro Levy </li></ul><ul><li>$354 (38%) </li></ul><ul><li>$256 (29%) </li></ul><ul><li>$255 (28%) </li></ul><ul><li>$18 (2%) </li></ul><ul><li>$12 (1%) </li></ul><ul><li>$18 (2%) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Understanding Translink <ul><li>All funding sources controversial </li></ul><ul><li>Debt service now $155 million </li></ul><ul><li>2013 Funding Gap looming (even with Fed $) </li></ul><ul><li>Canada Line went ahead of Evergreen Line </li></ul><ul><li>Bus Riders Union </li></ul><ul><li>More Buses vs. Rail </li></ul><ul><li>Next Rail: Broadway/UBC and Surrey/Langley </li></ul>
  9. 9. Understanding Translink <ul><li>Transport 2021 </li></ul><ul><li>3 Year Plan (2005, 2006, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>10 Year Outlook </li></ul><ul><li>Governance Change </li></ul><ul><li>2008 One Year Bridging Plan (old board) </li></ul><ul><li>2009 One Year Bridging Plan (new board) </li></ul><ul><li>Draft Transport 2040 </li></ul><ul><li>Next 3 Year Plan and 10 Year Outlook </li></ul>
  10. 10. Understanding Translink <ul><li>New Board must work within Base Funding </li></ul><ul><li>Board can present supplemental plan (more $) </li></ul><ul><li>Mayors’ Council approval required </li></ul><ul><li>Funding by property taxes will be opposed </li></ul><ul><li>Funding by fare increases will be opposed </li></ul><ul><li>More gas tax will be opposed </li></ul><ul><li>Even with no service increase, a Funding Gap </li></ul>
  11. 11. Langley Achievements <ul><li>Community Shuttle </li></ul><ul><li>2002 – 22,600 service hours </li></ul><ul><li>2007 – 31,200 service hours </li></ul><ul><li>2008 – 36,200 service hours </li></ul><ul><li>Growth: 8.5% per year </li></ul><ul><li>Over 70% trips are local (90% sub region) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Langley Achievements <ul><li>Frequent Transit Network </li></ul><ul><li>Every 15 min., 15 hours per day, 7 days </li></ul><ul><li>Langley Centre to SkyTrain (502) </li></ul><ul><li>Starts at 4:32 am for first SkyTrain </li></ul><ul><li>First FTN route S. of Fraser </li></ul>
  13. 13. Langley Achievements <ul><li>Aldergrove Connection to Abbotsford </li></ul><ul><li>Service hours to Aldergrove increased </li></ul><ul><li>Aldergrove growth constraints </li></ul><ul><li>Abbotsford and Township supported </li></ul><ul><li>Finally, connection achieved Sept 07 </li></ul>
  14. 14. Gloucester – 4000+ Jobs
  15. 15. Langley Achievements
  16. 16. Langley Achievements <ul><li>Golden Ears Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiated Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Relocated Park and Ride </li></ul><ul><li>Access to West Coast Express </li></ul><ul><li>208 Street becomes Translink road </li></ul><ul><li>Provides option to Port Mann </li></ul><ul><li>Ferry shuts down (Trans Canada Trail) </li></ul>
  17. 18. Langley Achievements
  18. 19. Langley Achievements <ul><li>64 Ave/#10 Hwy Rail Overpass </li></ul><ul><li>Historic partnership Roberts Bank Rail </li></ul><ul><li>Translink ($50 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Province ($50 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Port ($50 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Feds ($75 million) </li></ul><ul><li>4 Municipalities ($50 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Railways ($30 million) </li></ul>
  19. 20. Langley Achievements <ul><li>64 Ave / # 10 Hwy Overpass </li></ul><ul><li>1 st priority and design underway </li></ul><ul><li>#1 traffic improvement priority </li></ul><ul><li>Langley Regional Town Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Note: Translink’s Pattullo Bridge Long-Term Strategy will include review of rail bridge </li></ul>
  20. 21. Township Achievements <ul><li>Translink Roads </li></ul><ul><li>Fraser Highway 4 laning </li></ul><ul><li>16 Ave intersection improvements </li></ul><ul><li>200 Street improvements </li></ul><ul><li>208 Street becomes Translink road </li></ul>
  21. 22. Township Achievements <ul><li>Port Mann Twinning </li></ul><ul><li>Translink Supported (GVRD didn’t) </li></ul><ul><li>Langley Businesses move goods/services </li></ul><ul><li>Restore Public Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Includes Freeway widening </li></ul><ul><li>Includes 216 Interchange </li></ul>
  22. 24. Township Achievements <ul><li>Rapid Bus </li></ul><ul><li>Over Port Mann: Langley to Burnaby </li></ul><ul><li>Over Golden Ears Bridge to Evergreen </li></ul><ul><li>Fraser Highway to SkyTrain </li></ul><ul><li>200 Street: Public Transportation Corridor </li></ul>
  23. 25. Langley Achievements <ul><li>Rapid Bus over Port Mann </li></ul><ul><li>Langley to Lougheed Mall in 23 min. </li></ul><ul><li>Stations/Park&Ride in design </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated Freeway underpasses access </li></ul><ul><li>Convertible to Rail in Future </li></ul><ul><li>Translink/Prov funding allocated </li></ul><ul><li>Property acquistion underway </li></ul>
  24. 26. 200 Street Corridor
  25. 27. Langley Achievements <ul><li>200 Street Corridor </li></ul><ul><li>Designated public transportation corridor </li></ul><ul><li>From Willowbrook Town Centre </li></ul><ul><li>To North West Employment Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Planned for Mixed Use </li></ul><ul><li>Planned for High Density </li></ul>

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