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B.C. man arrested after assaulting young women, biting passengers on SkyTrain

Police are recommending multiple assault charges against the 33-year-old New Westminster man

 

Brown areas are within a five-minute walk of one of the planned local SkyTrain stations. Areas in tan are within a 10-minute walk. (Langley City OCP)

Most land on Langley City SkyTrain route already bought by developers: realtor

Langley City land assemblages are ready to be redeveloped over the next few years

 

Metro Vancouver Transit Police at Surrey Central Station in Surrey on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022. Transit police’s Const. Amanda Steed said Surrey Central is a “hot station” in terms of crime. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Transit hubs can bring a ‘more diverse criminal,’ but safety is ‘very subjective’: Police

FINAL IN A SERIES: Metro Vancouver Transit Police plan to hire more officers with Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension

 

A sign for the City of Surrey’s Clayton Community Plan along Fraser Highway, pictured on July 30, 2022. City council recently approved stage one of the plan. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

With SkyTrain coming, Surrey community groups push for balance between development, amenities

THIRD IN SERIES: Community builders along future SkyTrain line call for more accessible neighbourhoods

A sign for the City of Surrey’s Clayton Community Plan along Fraser Highway, pictured on July 30, 2022. City council recently approved stage one of the plan. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
The SkyTrain goes through Whalley on July 14, 2022. The province announced on Aug. 3 that it is now seeking requests for qualifications for construction of the SkyTrain’s elevated guideway. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Province looking for company to build Surrey-Langley SkyTrain’s elevated guideway

B.C. taking requests for qualifications, will then narrow down to 3 for next phase

The SkyTrain goes through Whalley on July 14, 2022. The province announced on Aug. 3 that it is now seeking requests for qualifications for construction of the SkyTrain’s elevated guideway. (Photo: Anna Burns)
This map (Map-1) shows where boundaries for the “Clayton Corridor” have been established in two general areas north of Fraser Highway, one encompassing the area from about 180th Street down to 186th Street, and another from both Hillcrest Village and Clayton Crossing shopping centres down to Fraser Highway and 64th Avenue. (Image via City of Surrey)

City approves initial phase of Clayton Corridor Plan

Skytrain Stations proposed for 184th and 190th Streets in Clayton

This map (Map-1) shows where boundaries for the “Clayton Corridor” have been established in two general areas north of Fraser Highway, one encompassing the area from about 180th Street down to 186th Street, and another from both Hillcrest Village and Clayton Crossing shopping centres down to Fraser Highway and 64th Avenue. (Image via City of Surrey)
Dean Barbour, executive director of the Fleetwood BIA, with a map that he uses to show just where and how the future Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension will impact the neighbourhood. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

The goal is ‘not to recreate Fleetwood’ with Surrey-Langley SkyTrain: BIA executive director

SECOND IN A SERIES: With the extension, Dean Barbour assures the ‘sky’s not falling’ when it comes to business areas being redeveloped

Dean Barbour, executive director of the Fleetwood BIA, with a map that he uses to show just where and how the future Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension will impact the neighbourhood. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming announced an update for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain in Holland Park on Thursday, July 14, 2022. He was joined by Bowinn Ma, minister of state for infrastructure, and George Heyman, minister of environment and climate change for the update. (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)

What are the next steps for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain project?

FIRST IN A SERIES: The province’s latest update on the project notes procurement will begin next month

Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming announced an update for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain in Holland Park on Thursday, July 14, 2022. He was joined by Bowinn Ma, minister of state for infrastructure, and George Heyman, minister of environment and climate change for the update. (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)
The SkyTrain SkyBridge. (Photo: TransLink)
The SkyTrain SkyBridge. (Photo: TransLink)

SkyTrain riders should expect delays during SkyBridge upgrades

TransLink advisory says to expect delays from July 31 – Aug. 7 and from Aug. 13 – 20 between Scott Road Station and Columbia Station during all service hours

The SkyTrain SkyBridge. (Photo: TransLink)
The SkyTrain SkyBridge. (Photo: TransLink)
A conceptual drawing of a Langley Skytrain station at 196th Street. (Government of B.C.)

Surrey to Langley Skytrain moves forward

Government releases business case, formally approves provincial funding

A conceptual drawing of a Langley Skytrain station at 196th Street. (Government of B.C.)
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Surrey mayor’s slate asks people if board of trade CEO should resign, and to sign petition

‘Our current political state in Surrey is such an embarrassment,’ Anita Huberman says

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Outside Surrey council chambers, inside city hall. (File photo)
Outside Surrey council chambers, inside city hall. (File photo)
File photo: Tom Zytaruk

B.C. investing $2.4B in region’s transit improvements with Surrey-Langley SkyTrain included

But Surrey needs more than SkyTrain expansion, board of trade says

File photo: Tom Zytaruk
Transit Police vehicle. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey man accused of sexually assaulting 4 women in Vancouver

Crimes alleged to have occurred at or near Granville SkyTrain Station on Friday, May 13

Transit Police vehicle. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
An image commuter Zahra Ahmdz says she took at the Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain station on March 22, 2022 appears to show a pigeon dead inside a cage. (Credit: Zahra Ahmdz)

Dead pigeons in SkyTrain cages not neglect but caused by hawk killings: pest control company

More than 2,000 people have signed a petition over concerns arouund the dead birds

An image commuter Zahra Ahmdz says she took at the Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain station on March 22, 2022 appears to show a pigeon dead inside a cage. (Credit: Zahra Ahmdz)
A B.C. man was denied a $5,000 damage claim May 10, for an injury he sustained from a falling portable speaker at the Columbia SkyTrain station. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. man denied $5K claim after portable speaker hit his shin at SkyTrain station

Speaker fell after a fellow passenger’s bag tore open

A B.C. man was denied a $5,000 damage claim May 10, for an injury he sustained from a falling portable speaker at the Columbia SkyTrain station. (Black Press Media file photo)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the federal government will give $1.3 billion for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain expansion project to get it from King George Station to Langley. (File photo: Kedo Zake)

Public input begins May 9 on Surrey-Langley SkyTrain project

Open houses are set for May 25 in Surrey and May 31 in Langley

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the federal government will give $1.3 billion for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain expansion project to get it from King George Station to Langley. (File photo: Kedo Zake)
A SkyTrain heading to Waterfront Station leaves King George Station in July of 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

TransLink wants to explore SkyTrain extension into Newton

But the BIA executive director wonders how much longer the town centre will have to wait

A SkyTrain heading to Waterfront Station leaves King George Station in July of 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
SkyTrain riders will now see short video advertisements projected onto windows when they ride through Dunsmuir tunnel, eastbound from Waterfront Station to Burrard Station. (Jane Skrypnek/Black Press Media)

SkyTrain to start featuring video advertising on windows; 1st of its kind in North America

10-second silent videos play on train windows when riders enter Dunsmuir tunnel

SkyTrain riders will now see short video advertisements projected onto windows when they ride through Dunsmuir tunnel, eastbound from Waterfront Station to Burrard Station. (Jane Skrypnek/Black Press Media)
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Suspects nabbed after man defends himself with pylon from machete attack in Coquitlam

Two teen suspects were arrested in Port Moody and face charges related to the assault

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