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Gordon Price is the director of the City Program at Simon Fraser University. The former Vancouver City councillor has also served on the Greater Vancouver Regional District board and was appointed to the first board of the Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority (TransLink) in 1999. Price lectures and writes on transportation and land-use issues. He sits on the boards of the Sightline Institute and the International Centre for Sustainable Cities. He is also a member of local districts for the Urban Land Institute and Lambda Alpha International.


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Regional transit consensus needed now

Jan 15, 2013 - Who would vote to, yet again, bump a suburban municipality down the list so that Vancouver can get yet another hugely expensive rapid-transit line?   Full Article

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