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Vancouver (B.C.). Rapid Transit Office

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Vancouver (B.C.). Rapid Transit Office

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  • Rapid Transit Office (1999-2001, [2009-])

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1999-2001, [2009-]


The Rapid Transit Office opened on September 8th, 1998, following the announcement that a new SkyTrain line would be built, to work with the Province to plan alignment, station locations, and carry out station area planning. On May 14th, 2001, the work was largely completed and the office closed, but would later reopen to work on transit projects and policy, including contributing to the UBC Line Rapid Transit Study and the development of long term transportation goals.


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Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Services (1886-)

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1999-2001, [2009-]

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Vancouver (B.C.). Rapid Transit Office, is subordinate to: Vancouver (B.C.). Engineering Services

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Last modified 18-12-2012 by KO




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