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Local governments to have more say on B.C. transit

September 26, 2012

Local governments will be given more say in BC Transit decisions, and may even one day appoint members to sit on the board, under new measures aimed at strengthening the partnership between the two parties. Transportation Minister Mary Polak said the provincial government has endorsed the 18 recommendations in an independent review on BC Transit’s [...]

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No special rate for visitors on Port Mann

September 14, 2012
No special rate for visitors on Port Mann

BC drivers won’t be the only ones covering the 3.3-billion dollar price tag of the new Port Mann Bridge over the next four decades. Transportation Minister Mary Polak says out-of-province and out-of-country travellers will also be forced to pay tolls every time they cross it, “We already have agreements in place with United States jurisdictions and [...]

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Port Mann Bridge free for first week

September 13, 2012
Port Mann Bridge free for first week

Transportation Minister Mary Polak has announced travelling across the new Port Mann bridge will be free for the first week it’s open in December, and it’s officially the widest bridge in the world. Hundreds of workers who helped build the new 10-lane crossing are gathered near the Surrey side for a barbecue and celebration. The [...]

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Liberals cut Port Mann bridge tolls in half

September 13, 2012

Transportation Minister denies setting tolls at $ 1.50 an attempt at electioneering globeandmail – British Columbia

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Port Mann Bridge vehicle toll set lower than planned

September 12, 2012

Transportation Minister denies setting tolls at $ 1.50 an attempt at electioneering globeandmail – British Columbia

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