Opinion: Tunnel boring kicks off an exciting era for public transit in Metro Vancouver

Apr 13, 2022 – Bowinn Ma/Daily Hive

Don’t be fooled by the name, tunnel boring machines are more exciting than you might think.

The arrival of two high-tech tunnelling devices later this spring heralds a major milestone both for the Broadway Subway Project and our government’s vision for public transit throughout the Lower Mainland.

Over the next year, these mammoth machines will bore – inch by inch – two 5.7-km-long subway-sized tunnels through the bedrock from Great Northern Way-Emily Carr to Arbutus.

The Broadway Subway Project is just the first of numerous major public transit projects that will transform the way people travel around the Lower Mainland.

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