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How will anti-TransLink vote influence transit referendum?

June 25, 2013 |

A comment on the recent Price Tags article on the upcoming November 2014 TransLink Referendum (TransLink Referendum: Can It win? What do we need to know?) strikes a chord on the instruments of an upcoming transit expansion funding referendum. Commenter “David” … Read More

Election proves politics must change

May 31, 2013 |

The 2013 BC Election in brief

With the dust now settled on an election that left some pollsters and pundits tussling with how they managed to get it so wrong.

Fifty Liberals won their ridings giving Premier Christy … Read More

Overview of development in Tsawwassen, including massive suburban malls

May 1, 2013 |

Last Tuesday on my way to the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal, I noticed that major construction was taking place on Tsawwassen First Nation’s (TFN) land on the north side of Highway 17. I decided to look into what is going on … Read More

Why do we oppose traffic in our neighbourhoods, yet cause traffic in others’?

January 17, 2013 |

One of the interesting dynamics within any community is how quick people are to oppose road widening/expansions projects and ask for traffic claiming in their own neighbourhoods. It makes sense given the fact that living next to a major road … Read More

16th Avenue to be the next corridor to get the highway treatment

December 6, 2012 |

With the South Fraser Perimeter Road (Highway 17) expansion, Port Mann/Highway 1 expansion, Highway 15 expansion, and Highway 10 expansion (which I posted about earlier,) a total of $4.2 billion in road building has been focused around Surrey within the … Read More

Murky traffic, revenue projections behind Port Mann Bridge?

November 27, 2012 |

We all know what’s been happening with the Golden Ears Bridge. Tolls revenues from 2011 paid for just half of the $71 million in operating and debt servicing expenses. These revenues are 25% below 2005 projections. Traffic is 6% below … Read More

The Province’s obsession with highway building and how it won’t help Surrey

November 23, 2012 |

One of the things that has been frustrating me lately is the Province’s idea of the transportation system priorities in Metro Vancouver. It seems that transportation planning at the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI) has entered back into a … Read More

Consultation on Massey Tunnel replacement begins

November 22, 2012 |

Public consultation on a Massey Tunnel replacement are set to begin, just months after Premier Christy Clark declared that the Province would undertake the project. The Ministry of Transportation will host two sessions in Surrey this December:

December 6 Cloverdale Fairgrounds, Alice … Read More