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Rail Service, a repeat of Translink's mistake

Really? This idea will cost $millions and $millions just to service and manage. Just look at what the Lower mainland did , with Gordo the Magnificent. They formed a whole new bureaucratic network , called Translink, Translink raised property taxes and fuel taxes and every other tax , but in the beginning they stated that the LRT system would be self sufficient and would require no taxpayer dollars after being built .

The building costs were three times what was stated, and they have raised taxes and even regular us costs by three times what they were, it's a total disaster. With buses currently driving around half empty , what do you think a rail service will be?

Kelowna can not justify the cost of a rail service or the usage, or lack there of. There was a study last year that recommended the hiring of 20+ more Police officers in Kelowna , I would work on that first .

--Dave Koebel



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