Tag: port mann

Sea to Sky operator awards Transtoll technical advisory contract to ensure accurate shadow toll vehicle counts on the Sea to Sky highway – despite the government making repeated,public denials that shadow tolls even exist.

The latest development in my ongoing investigation into the province’s many P3 projects has been the surfacing of a news release from Transtoll, courtesy of a reliable source, that announces that the company was awarded a contract in June of this year on behalf  of… Continue Reading “Sea to Sky operator awards Transtoll technical advisory contract to ensure accurate shadow toll vehicle counts on the Sea to Sky highway – despite the government making repeated,public denials that shadow tolls even exist.”

With Recall in the Fall soon upon us, it’s time to push for stronger oaths of office

 Last night, I spent some time thinking about everything I didn’t see on the BC ferry, Coastal Inspiration. Even though the vehicle decks were filled to capacity, the passenger decks above were hardly packed. People mulled about the one cafeteria that was open,or simply… Continue Reading “With Recall in the Fall soon upon us, it’s time to push for stronger oaths of office”

An open letter to Transportation Minister Kevin Falcon

Dear Mr. Falcon, I  am still feeling rather confused this morning after watching your interview with CTV’s St. John Alexander on the 6 o’clock newscast last night. In speaking with St.John about why tolls are absolutely necessary for the construction of the suddenly very expensive… Continue Reading “An open letter to Transportation Minister Kevin Falcon”

Premier Campbells friends and colleagues get a free pass on the Sea to (Sly) Highway – while we end up paying tolls out the ying yang.

As a resident of the suburbs, I’ve always wondered why we get the short end of the stick on everything. We live out here so we can have an allegedly affordable home, yet we have to commute twice as far for work. As anyone… Continue Reading “Premier Campbells friends and colleagues get a free pass on the Sea to (Sly) Highway – while we end up paying tolls out the ying yang.”