Imagine you’re suspended over Whistler mountain, the hills of Medellín, Colombia, or maybe Interstate 5 in Portland. Now imagine you’re actually above Burnaby Mountain in a gondola!
It could be real: TransLink is currently exploring the viability of a high-capacity gondola linking Burnaby Mountain, including the Simon Fraser University campus, to SkyTrain. Phase One was a pre-consultation phase that involved six small group meetings of stakeholders including students, recreational users, environmental advocates and residents.
We’re hosting public consultations on the business case for the project in May, and we’d love your input! Here’s what’s going on:
May 25, 2011
5 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Cameron Elementary School
9540 Erickson Drive, Burnaby
*Project Presentations: 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
May 26, 2011
1 p.m. – 4 p.m. & 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Saywell Hall Atrium,
SFU Burnaby Campus
*Project presentations: 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The third and final phase will take place if the project is given a green light. Make sure to check out the Burnaby Mountain Gondola page to get more information and provide your input until June 30th!