WelcomeWelcome2019-02-28T08:00:00ZGP0|#cad60d88-5c0c-483d-8c0b-877fe7cac52a;L0|#0cad60d88-5c0c-483d-8c0b-877fe7cac52a|Issue 50;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass33459750B33243E6A9970A3A45CB8978"><p>‚ÄčIn this issue, we showcase the major projects ongoing across the region, including work to increase drinking water capacity south of the Fraser, completing an upgrade to the Front Street Sewer in New Westminster, and acquiring more land to expand the scenic Campbell Valley Regional Park in the Township of Langley. </p><p>We are also expanding our gypsum disposal program to all of the region's transfer stations, following a successful two-year pilot project at transfer stations in Maple Ridge and Langley. And for those wondering what to do with their old or unfashionable clothes, look no further: Metro Vancouver has launched a <em>Think Thrice about your Clothes</em> campaign, aimed at getting residents to reuse, repair or recycle their clothing rather than sending them to the landfill. </p><p>Metro Vancouver's Electric Vehicle (EV) program is also taking off across the region with people excited about going for ride-alongs at our events, and we have also launched a new regional planning bulletin, which will provide updates on regional planning data and information and complement our <a href="/metro2040" target="_blank"> <em>Metro 2040 Performance Monitoring Dashboard</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>For a more interactive look at our work, we have a series of great videos, which highlight projects such as the Stanley Park Water Tunnel and South Surrey Interceptor as well as other work going on across the region.</p><p>Enjoy!<br><br></p><p> <em>Metro Vancouver is a federation of 21 municipalities, one Electoral Area and one Treaty First Nation that collaboratively plans for and delivers regional-scale services. Its core services are drinking water, wastewater treatment and solid waste management. Metro Vancouver also regulates air quality, plans for urban growth, manages a regional parks system and provides affordable housing.</em></p></div>0