Burnaby City Council discusses challenges, downsides to proposed SFU gondola route

July 16, 2021
Burnaby City Council recently debated a proposed Burnaby Mountain gondola route, which would allow students to take a more direct route to Simon Fraser University. While city staff agreed that Route One—which would go from Production Way to the SFU bus exchange—would be the best solution to SFU’s transportation issues, residents that would be affected by the proposed route expressed concerns about issues such as noise, privacy, safety, and compensation. Burnaby City Council also reviewed the routes and asserted that sufficient public consultation was not performed, that TransLink should not be creating plans without knowing compensation costs, and that people should be discouraged from going up the mountain due to the environmental impacts. VancouverIsAwesome | DailyHive (BC)