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Sunny days turn black at tunnel

Sunny days turn black at tunnel

Editor: With the warm and sunny spring and summer days just around the corner, I am reminded of sitting in traffic trying to get through the George Massey Tunnel.
Keep precious farmland for future generations

Keep precious farmland for future generations

Editor: Re: Industrial plans for farmland, April 6 I was shocked to learn that politicians are planning to turn 558 acres (226 hectares) of South Delta's agriculture land into commercial warehousing as a part of the B.C.
Express lanes right over tube

Express lanes right over tube

I am far from a traffic engineer, transportation planner or anything of the sort, but humour me while I make my pitch to address the traffic headache that is the George Massey Tunnel these days.
Like anything else, you should use your vehicle in moderation

Like anything else, you should use your vehicle in moderation

Editor: Re: Tube needs an army of supporters, Murphy's Law, March 23 Ted Murphy's column certainly strikes home. My wife and I travel through the George Massey Tunnel several days a week.
'Ten Percent Shift' would help create sustainable economy

'Ten Percent Shift' would help create sustainable economy

"We have been lied to and bought off and this government needs to know we aren't going to let this development happen.
Removing port trucks will prolong tunnel's life

Removing port trucks will prolong tunnel's life

Editor: Re: Expanded tunnel will up development pressure, letter to the editor, April 6 The George Massey Tunnel is not a "disgrace.
Delta must preserve what farmland remains

Delta must preserve what farmland remains

Editor: Century Group still does not seem to understand the fact the vast majority of the residents of Tsawwassen do not want to see the Southlands developed - period - full stop.
Surplus to spare pain for a year

Surplus to spare pain for a year

I suspect they didn't have much choice. The bad news is that Delta school trustees are facing a $2 million deficit for the next school year.
Tunnel opened door that changed Delta forever

Tunnel opened door that changed Delta forever

Editor: Recent letters to the editor and comments by yourself maligning the George Massey Tunnel as being a disgrace, antiquated and inadequate require a reply.
It can be difficult to co-exist when living life on the edge

It can be difficult to co-exist when living life on the edge

Recent news that land options have been negotiated between Highway 17 and Deltaport Way isn't really news per se. Many within the community have been aware of these recent transactions and negotiations for a couple of years.