Growth in Priority Areas key summary measure

By focusing growth in Urban Centres and Frequent Transit Development Areas, rather than by spreading growth across lands with a General Urban designation within the Urban Containment Boundary, municipalities create the critical mass for jobs and services and the efficient delivery of transit, sewers, and other infrastructure.

Metro 2040 vision
40% of dwelling unit growth is targeted to Urban Centres, 28% is targeted to Frequent Transit Development Areas (FTDAs).

Urban Centres

Frequent Transit Development Areas (FTDAs)

On Track
39% of 2016 dwelling unit growth occurred in Urban Centres (data is not yet available for FTDAs).

Metro Vancouver 2011 Stats


Growth Distribution 1991 - 2011