Affleck says Broadway line is still crucial to how we’re going to move people around the city and vital to the prosperity of the Metro Vancouver region
Vancouver, B.C., July 2, 2015 – NPA City Councillor George Affleck says he is “deeply disappointed” by the outcome of the Metro Vancouver Transportation and Transit Plebiscite. His immediate concern now, he says, is for the Broadway line, which he says remains crucial to how we are going to move people around the city and vital to the region’s prosperity.
Affleck says Mayor Gregor Robertson needs to shoulder much of the blame for the plebiscite’s failure: “The Mayor’s team took control of the ‘yes’ campaign and created the perception – whether true or false – that the City of Vancouver had the most to gain from a ‘yes’ vote. That obviously didn’t sit well with regional voters.” Continue reading