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TransLink mayors’ council: New funding model needed for future projects – BC
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TransLink mayors’ council: New funding model needed for future projects – BC

TransLink has a number of major projects planned for the next 10 years but it may be missing an important support — funding. Doubling its bus service, developing a zero-emission fleet, and building a gondola up Burnaby Mountain are parts of TransLink’s 10-year plan.Currently, TransLink largely relies on property and fuel taxes for funding. Read more: TransLink drops COVID-19 vaccine mandate for workers The chair of the TransLink mayors’ council said the number one priority for TransLink has to be finding an alternative funding model other than the one in place right now.“We need to get building,” said Brad West, TransLink mayors’ council chair and Port Coquitlam’s mayor. Story continues below advertisement “We need to get sho...