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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.”

Self-conceit always leads to self-destruction…

By now you may have heard of the days events –  Bill Bennett was kicked out, literally it seems, of the caucus, perhaps even the building. CKNW has been the best source of news on this so far this afternoon, and although I never… Continue Reading “Self-conceit always leads to self-destruction…”

“The B.C. governments secretiveness is not confined to ‘shadow tolls’. And there is genuine concern they have a lot to hide…”

***updated below, with quotes from Jeff Knight, Ministry of Transportation of Infrastructure. Disturbing words from Stephen Rees,a retired regional planner and transportation economist, who now runs a popular local blog covering transportation issues and policy. Rees worked for over 40 years in this industry,… Continue Reading ““The B.C. governments secretiveness is not confined to ‘shadow tolls’. And there is genuine concern they have a lot to hide…””

At last! The ministry of transportation responds to my questions…

****Updated at the bottom, Tuesday Nov. 2, 8pm. Sometimes what is more telling about a situation isn’t what is said,  but rather, what is not. Since the publication of my first story on the shadow tolls on the Sea to Sly Sky Highway, Dave Crebo (PAB… Continue Reading “At last! The ministry of transportation responds to my questions…”