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Metro Vancouver’s transportation referendum: a North Delta perspective

April 10, 2015

What are the benefits for North Delta residents if we pass the transit referendum? SFU Centre for Dialogue's Assistant to the Director, Shea O'Neil, has written a blog post titled "Metro Vancouver’s transportation referendum: a North Delta perspective".

"When I think about the choice to be made in the upcoming Metro Vancouver Transit and Transportation referendum, I think about the positive impact this will have on our environment by substantially reducing air pollution and carbon emissions. I think about our health and how those who commute by transit, biking, or walking have 33% lower odds of being overweight or obese compared to those who commute by car. I think about the approximate $ 1.2 billion in potential economic benefits we are at risk of losing if it doesn’t pass."

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