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Metro Vancouver Regional Transportation DCC Workshop – Oct. 23, 2017

September 14, 2017

An Invitation to the Development Community…

Workshop to discuss design and preliminary rates of a Regional Transportation DCC

 

TransLink wants to hear from the development community to discuss key policy options, design choices and preliminary rates for a new regional transportation Development Cost Charge (DCC).

  • TransLink is currently seeking approval from the provincial government to legislate a Regional DCC, which is anticipated to come into effect in 2020.
  • The DCC will help fund the capital portion of TransLink’s investment plan and ensure the Mayors’ Council 10-Year Vision stays on track. With over a million people coming to the region in the next 30 years, delivering on the 10-Year Vision is critical for keeping the region moving and livable.
  • Following the principle that growth should pay for growth, the new DCC would allow municipalities in Metro Vancouver to collect a fee from developers on behalf of TransLink to help pay for regional transportation infrastructure
  • In anticipation of the DCC being approved by the Province, we are currently working with stakeholders to determine the structure, rates and best way to implement the DCC. We expect to have a draft framework on its design and implementation completed by December.

Join us for an interactive, facilitated discussion on:

Monday October 23, 2017

1:00-4:00 pm

TIFFANY BALLROOM

Hilton Vancouver Metrotown

6083 McKay Avenue, Burnaby, BC V5H 2W7

 

RSVP
Please RSVP to Drew Ferrari, Government Relations and Community Engagement, TransLink drew.ferrari@TransLink.ca by October 13, 2017.

ACCESSIBILITY
This is an accessible venue.  Please advise if you require additional audio or visual supports.

TRANSIT
This venue is accessible by SkyTrain (Patterson Station- 3 blocks, or Metrotown Station- 2 blocks), as well as buses 106, 110, 112, 144 on McKay Avenue, buses 19, 49, 110, 130 on Central Boulevard, and bus 130 on Willingdon Avenue.
PARKING
Complimentary parking for the first 3 hours is available in the underground parkade in Red, Brown and Green zones on P1, P2, P3 and P4. $2.50 each half hour or portion to a maximum of $11.00 per day plus applicable tax.  The parkade is accessible off Kingsborough Street and you can click here for a map

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