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LETTER: Transit hindered by sprawl

Regarding the inequality of service between Surrey and other Metro Vancouver municipalities, I find the complaints of Surrey council disingenuous, since the main reason for the service inequality is the difference in population density, which is something council can impact.

I attended a TransLink forum in which Coun. Marvin Hunt spoke clearly to this question (density vs. service) so this connection is known.

My urge to council, city planners, developers and anyone planning to buy a home, if you really want better transit service, first put a stop to urban sprawl.

Tim Binnema, Surrey

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