TransLink released the business case analysis for the proposed gondola on Burnaby Mountain today along with a community update. In summary, although TransLink originally stated that the gondola would reduce annual operating and bus costs by $2 to $5 million (see page 5), the business case analysis has found that the cost of building and maintaining …read more
Welcome to our web site. We are Citizens Opposed to the Gondola, a group opposed to the gondola that Translink is planning to build on Burnaby Mountain.
The proposed SFU Gondola Project threatens to cause further delays to the Evergreen line, cost taxpayers millions of dollars, and disrupt the peaceful Forest Grove community.
Get involved and tell Translink, the City of Burnaby, the Lower Mainland and the rest of the province that a mass transit gondola which impacts residences and conservation areas on its way to Burnaby Mountain is not wanted.
We received the below message yesterday from the Burnaby Citizens Association (BCA) shortly after our previous post on the response from TEAM Burnaby. The BCA has held a majority on Burnaby City Counsel and Board of Education for the past 20 years, and is lead by current Mayor Derek Corrigan, who is seeking re-election on …read more
We received the below letter from TEAM Burnaby, whose candidates are running for mayor, counsel, and school trustee positions in the upcoming Burnaby Local Government Election on November 19th. While Citizens Opposed to the Gondola is a nonpartisan organization, we commend TEAM Burnaby for their opposition of the gondola and recommend that anyone concerned with …read more
So, The Lower Mainland has finally tested it’s 1st bout of wintery weather this week-end: we had a beautiful wind storm on Friday, with hail, sun and falling leaves followed by a very gloomy Saturday, cold and rainy and very depressing. It was however a little more entertaining for some as SFU received it’s 1st …read more
The results of a phone survey conducted by Kennedy Stewart, MP of the Burnaby-Douglas riding where the proposed gondola to SFU would be built, has been released. The results of the mail-in survey have not been released yet. The full press release is below: NOVEMBER 2, 2011 BURNABY MOUNTAIN GONDOLA DOES NOT HAVE FULL SUPPORT …read more
On September 12th, TransLink released the results of their consultation phase on the feasibility of the proposed Burnaby Mountain gondola. This phase consisted of meetings with various stakeholders and community members between May 10th and June 30th, 2011. The main method of submitting input during this phase was by completing TransLink’s feedback form which posed …read more
Chris Rarinca and Marita Wallace from the Citizens Opposed to the Gondola (COG) presented to Burnaby City Council last night (August 29) voicing their opposition to the SFU gondola project and asking Burnaby not to grant TransLink permits in case the project is approved. COG described some examples of TransLink’s biased public consultation techniques, debunked …read more
Citizens Opposed to the Gondola will be presenting to the Burnaby City Council on Monday August 29th at 7:00pm. Be there to show your support! Where: Council Chamber, Burnaby City Hall, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC Map When: Monday August 29th at 7:00pm – Be there at least 10 minutes early
Welcome to our web site. We are Citizens Opposed to the Gondola that Translink is planning to build on Burnaby Mountain.