Tag: Skytrain

At what point is the government going to step in and say: “Enough is enough.”?

“…it is important that TransLink ensures that every dollar spent gets maximum value.  To do so, it should tighten budgets to encourage fiscal tension and discipline in how it delivers its services. It needs to become more cost focused by placing higher priority on frugality… Continue Reading “At what point is the government going to step in and say: “Enough is enough.”?”

This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: What should the parties in BC do about transportation ?

I’m running behind this week – this is yesterdays column for 24Hrs!! This week’s topic: What should the parties do about transportation? As we begin our election debate series on issues that matter to British Columbians, Kathryn makes a good point about TransLink being… Continue Reading “This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: What should the parties in BC do about transportation ?”

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.”

Is this the reason for closed door meetings?

Good morning – nice to be back on the blog!  Every once in a while my brain needs a break from the daily grind, hence the uncustomary three day lag in posts over the weekend. The talk of the weekend seems to be the enormous raise voted on… Continue Reading “Is this the reason for closed door meetings?”