Never heard of energy resiliency or energy transition planning? Neither had I until a few weeks ago, however will become a growing topic of importance in New Westminster over the coming years. New Westminster Environmental Partners (NWEP) would like to invite the public to learn more at a forum on Energy Resiliency and Energy Transition Planning on Monday December 5th. This … [Read more...] about NWEP hosting AGM and Energy Resiliency and Energy Transition Planning Forum
For a second month in a row NWEP and Tenth to the Fraser will be teaming up to host a special Election Edition of the popular New Westminster Green Drinks. The event will be held on a special night, Monday May 2nd (election night), from 5:30-late at The Heritage Grill Back Room, New Westminster. You may be alone in the voting booth, but when it's all done you're welcome to … [Read more...] about First you vote, then you party! Vote Party May 2 at the Heritage Grill
Translink has been undergoing a “service rationalization” process for the past year. This is part of a complete service review the Provincial government has mandated before any consideration is given to approving other revenue streams for Translink. Until now, this has been a fairly abstract concept when it came to transit services on the road, however as we are about to … [Read more...] about Transit cuts coming to New West
We've all seen the movie before. Just when the village was taking a breath, confident that after a long struggle they'd finally killed the monster... Surprise! It's still alive! For those who haven't yet heard, Translink is back with a new round of consultations on the Highway Nobody Wants. The first in a series of United Boulevard Extension workshops is this Saturday, … [Read more...] about The United Boulevard Extension is back!
Today in part 2 of our series we ask the question: Can the North Fraser Perimeter Road, creating a four lane truck route through New Westminster even be built? How will that work? Let’s examine the feasibility of the City’s mitigation wish list. A four lane truck route, down Front Street from one end of downtown to the other. Is there enough width between the tracks and … [Read more...] about United Boulevard Extension: What’s next? (Part 2)
We won; we stopped the flood gates of the United Boulevard Extension from opening and releasing the hordes of new commuter traffic on to already chocked New Westminster streets. Or did we? New Westminster council has asked TransLink to continue consulting, designing, and to request an extension for the Federal money committed to the project. That sounds like a green light to … [Read more...] about United Boulevard Extension: what’s next? (Part 1)