VOTE THIS SATURDAY

  Municipal elections are upon us, this Saturday Nov. 19.Ai??You can vote from 8:00AM to 8:00PM. We must have strong local representation to get passenger rail moved forward.Ai??Local elections are often all about voter turnout, which, some elections, is only 20-25%. The good news on that is, your own vote makes more of an impact. [...]

Rail For the Valley gives Top Honours to Rick Green

  Media Release: Rail For the Valley gives Top Honours to Rick Green Rail For the Valley has singled out Langley Township Mayor Rick Green for Top Honours when itAi??comes to advocating timely, sustainable transportation options. Among South of Fraser politicians hisAi??efforts have been outstanding in ensuring that people understand that there are affordable and [...]

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Pushing a wooden stake through the heart of darkness

 I raised my head. The offing was barred by a black bank of clouds, and the tranquil waterway leading to the uttermost ends of the earth flowed somber under an overcast sky–seemed to lead into the heart of an immense darkness." – Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness    It has not been a very good [...]

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Getting Valley rail on track – the South of the Fraser Rail Task Force

An article in the Abbotsford News about the South of the Fraser Rail Task Force, headed by Langley Township Mayor Rick Green. Letters to the Editor of the Abbotsford News are strongly encouraged! (Email newsroom@abbynews.com) Excerpt: A regular train service arrives in downtown Abbotsford from Surrey and Langley, collecting passengers and transporting them to other [...]

Langley, Surrey mayors push for light rail funding

Thanks to the South Fraser Blog for pointing out this article in the Langley Advance about the federal budget: Langley Township Mayor Rick Green said he is not sure that all the money will go to “shovel ready” projects. Some of the projects may be a couple years away from starting construction, Green said. Green [...]