Vancouver’s False Creek to have transit station
The City of Vancouver has agreed to build a new transit station at 2nd Avenue, at the south end of the Cambie Bridg...
The City of Vancouver has agreed to build a new transit station at 2nd Avenue, at the south end of the Cambie Bridge.
The station, to be designed as part of the Richmond-Airport-Vancouver Rapid Transit Line will serve the False Creek neighbourhood, which includes the established community west of the Cambie Bridge, and a new development of six million square feet on industrial land in Southeast False Creek.
Plans for the Southeast False Creek development were approved by the city in March. It is to be a “green” project, one of the most eco-friendly communities in the country.
The 2nd Avenue Station will cost approximately $29 million and will be designed, built, operated and financed as part of the rest of the line by TransitBC (SNC-Lavalin and Serco). By 2021, about 17,000 people are expected to live or work within one kilometre of the station.