Tag: tolls

Bait and switch toll reduction won’t help BC Liberals.

From my new post headlined over at HuffPost BC : “The Port Mann Bridge project has been steeped in controversy from its humble beginnings as an economically prudent plan to twin the existing bridge at a cost of $1.5 billion to what we’ve ended…

Drive across the Golden Ears Bridge for free – while you can.

Yes, I’m …. frugal, and proud of it ! That’s why I took a little drive over the Golden Ears Bridge last weekend, because there are no tolls for the first thirty days!  I have to say, it’s a nifty looking bridge, except for…

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…

Yet another Surrey murder, the Premiers deficit threat and why I support FSA tests.

Yet another shooting death in Surrey hit the news this morning. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2009/02/03/bc-surrey-shooting.html http://www.theprovince.com/news/shot+death+Surrey/1246008/story.html At least it was in Whalley and not down the street from me, but I’m sure that is of no comfort to the neighbours who lived in the area of the…