Saanich Council unanimously support rail-based rapid transit

SAANICH COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY SUPPORTS RAIL-BASED RAPID TRANSIT

Nov 1, 2010 – CFAX 1070

SAANICH COUNCIL VOICED IT’S SUPPORT FOR RAIL BASED RAPID TRANSIT ALONG THE DOUGLAS CORRIDOR , THIS AT A COUNCIL MEETING MONDAY NIGHT

COUNCILLOR DEAN MURDOCK SAYS IT WAS A UNANIMOUS DECISION TO PUT SAANICH COUNCIL’S STAMP OF SUPPORT ON RAIL BASED TECHNOLOGY

“I’m quite pleased with the fact that council has made the endorsement of the plan. I think a rail-based rapid transit system will be an enormous benefit, socially, environmentally and economically to Saanich and to the Capital Region”

MURDOCK SAYS HE WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE OTHER JURISDICTIONS WHO ARE IMPACTED BY THE RAPID TRANSIT PLANS TO THROW THEIR SUPPORT BEHIND THE RAIL OPTION AS WELL