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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.
Implement poll tax in place of property levy

Implement poll tax in place of property levy

Editor: Re: Municipal finances at a point we're due for a tax decrease, Community Comment, April 6 There is very little municipalities can do to control property tax rates since it is their primary source of revenue and are not permitted to post a de
Huntington applauded for letting constituents know about farm options

Huntington applauded for letting constituents know about farm options

Editor: Re: Industrial plans for farmland, April 6 Thank goodness for Vicki Huntington. She is not afraid to stand up and confront the serious issues. I doubt that many of us would have known about these secret negotiations without her speaking out.