Metro board refuses to accept Massey bridge

BC Liberals have not studied the impact of a 10-lane bridge on regional planning or the environment

Graeme Wood / Richmond News

 

“This project represents an expansion of car-oriented infrastructure and diverts crucial funds from transportation projects that support the regional growth strategy,” added Moore.

Other concerns raised by Metro Vancouver include ecological disruption of the Fraser River, impacts on Metro Vancouver infrastructure, such as water mains and Deas Island Regional Park, downloading road improvement costs on Richmond and Delta, insufficient consideration to climate change and air quality, and a lack of transparency with respect to design and construction, including a lack of consideration of alternatives.

 

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