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Politicians, business leaders sound alarm over Lower Mainland gridlock – The Globe and Mail

Politicians and business leaders are flashing a giant warning sign to the province: Figure out a way to pay for a massive transit expansion in the Vancouver region or watch the economy in B.C. get strangled.

With a referendum on transit finance looming, mayors and others at a special conference on Thursday hammered home the message that traffic jams are already hurting the region. And another million people are expected in the region over the next 30 years.

Read more: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/politicians-business-leaders-sound-alarm-over-lower-mainland-gridlock/article15202220/

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