a2b’s current backbone network is planned to increase by over 120 km in three phases over a period of approximately 36 months and is expected to be fully completed in the third quarter of 2015. Extensions off the backbone are projected to augment the network by an additional 75 route kilometres within five years, bringing the network to over 200 route kilometres.
- Phase 1 extends through the cities of Vancouver, Burnaby and into New Westminster.
- Phase 2 extends from the Queensborough Bridge through central and south Surrey to the USA border and from the Metrotown area of Vancouver/Burnaby to the Airport Square area of Vancouver.
- Phase 3 extends from central Vancouver to North Vancouver via the Second Narrows Bridge, and through New Westminster to Lougheed Mall area of Burnaby.