2013 Base Plan and Outlook
The 2013 Base Plan and Outlook outlines strategic initiatives, transportation programs and services that TransLink will deliver between 2013 and 2015 using current existing revenue sources.
From September 20 to October 12, you gave us feedback on our draft 2013 Base Plan and Outlook. You told us that overall, there is support for the plan, and the proposed projects and priorities. We heard concern over the customer service impacts of efficiencies, and we heard about the need to identify the long-term transportation needs for the region, along with a sustainable funding strategy to achieve regional goals. We appreciate your feedback and have included it in our Consultation Report.
The final base plan confirms the steps we will take to address the funding challenges through $98 million in efficiencies and drawing on our reserves to the minimum level. It also confirms the projects we are able to move forward on.
The final plan also includes our approach to Pattullo Bridge. The Board of Directors has also approved a new Park and Ride Policy outlining our approach to existing and future Park and Ride facilities in Metro Vancouver.