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2015/03/02 23:19
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The Canadian Federation of Independent Business has released more results from its ongoing online member poll and they show both fear and loathing of a proposed 0.5% regional sales tax to fund transit...
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2015/03/02 08:18
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Twenty years have passed since the first plane landed at Denver International Airport. Since that time, a project that was seen as a political boondoggle — even called "Federico's Folly" for...
2015/02/28 10:39
2015/02/28 10:39
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As the Mayors’ Council issued yet more mathematics-rich news releases and held yet more events to explain those releases this week to make the case for the Yes side in the upcoming...
2015/02/27 18:13
2015/02/27 18:13
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... a key indicator of a city's global competitiveness. Chicago's average of $570 million a year between 2003 and 2011 was outpaced by the $1 billion a year pulled in by comparable cities...
2015/02/26 22:56
2015/02/26 22:56
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Port Moody council is backing the Yes campaign after a visit Tuesday from Port Coquitlam Mayor Greg Moore on behalf of the Mayors' Council's transportation plan. With a million people moving to the...
2015/02/23 08:19
2015/02/23 08:19
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As an organizer with the Yes coalition on the upcoming transit referendum, I’d be the first to admit that last week (February 16 to 20) was not a good one for gaining support for the proposed...
2015/02/21 00:21
2015/02/21 00:21
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There were more than enough chairs for the small crowd attending a transit-plebiscite information forum hosted by the 'yes' side at White Rock Community Centre Thursday evening. "We did advertise it,...
2015/02/20 20:19
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... a regular job. The 34 year-old single mother of three is struggling to get her life back on track. She’s currently on social assistance and is studying for a high school diploma. But the...
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2015/02/17 20:24
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The only way the TransLink board can be fired or forced to resign is by provincial government legislation – or at least the threat of it – from Transportation Minister Todd Stone. A new round of...
2015/02/17 00:17
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Adults tell kids what to do all the time. New West teenager Sadie DeCoste has no hesitation telling her elders what to do. For one subject anyway. That would be on how to vote on the upcoming...
2015/02/16 22:24
2015/02/16 22:24
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The cost of traffic congestion in Metro Vancouver – already estimated at $1 billion a year – will soar to $2.8 billion by 2045 without major transit upgrades, according to a study released by the...
2015/02/13 20:29
2015/02/13 20:29
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New Westminster school trustees have chimed in on the transit/transportation referendum debate with a big Yes. In an emergency meeting held late Thursday, the board of education voted to support the...
2015/02/12 18:19
2015/02/12 18:19
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Metro Vancouver mayors hope that the removal of TransLink's CEO, Ian Jarvis, will sway Metro Vancouver residents to vote yes in an upcoming transit tax plebiscite. The move comes just one month...
2015/02/11 21:39
2015/02/11 21:39
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The head of the Lower Mainland’s transportation agency has been shunted aside in a move that appears to be aimed at squelching claims by those opposed to a regional transit tax that TransLink is...
2015/02/11 16:01
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... Minnesota Legislature have filed a handful of bills this year to “reign in” the Metropolitan Council, the body that oversees regional transit and planning in the Twin Cities. Less expected:...
2015/02/07 02:39
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B.C. Premier Christy Clark says Lower Mainland mayors will have to raise property taxes as a Plan B if voters reject a proposed sales tax to pay for new transit in this year’s plebiscite. On Friday,...
2015/02/07 00:24
2015/02/07 00:24
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Maple Ridge council Monday didn’t pull any punches as it pounded out questions to a trio of transit types promoting a yes vote in this spring’s transit referendum. When will Maple Ridge actually see...
2015/02/04 02:40
2015/02/04 02:40
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Failure to get a Yes in the coming transit plebiscite would be a disaster for the region, Vancouver city councillors and staff were warned Tuesday. But while all 11 council members support the...
2015/02/03 16:21
2015/02/03 16:21
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Seven mayors, including Gregor Robertson of Vancouver and Linda Hepner of Surrey, kicked off a campaign Monday (February 2) to urge Metro Vancouverites to vote Yes in a spring plebiscite on...
2015/01/31 07:18
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Ten years after work began on the massive FasTracks metro-wide mass transit project, officials insist Denver and its suburbs are being molded into a 21st century model for moving people from their...
2015/03/02 23:19
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