Vancouver city council should use the new revenue to reduce commercial and industrial property taxes.
As anyone who regularly commutes on Metro Vancouver highways will tell you, traffic congestion is a significant problem. Commuters end up sitting in their cars rather than spending time with their families or doing other valuable things.
As Canadians enjoy the May long weekend and look ahead to summer vacations, many will obviously use their car, truck or SUV to get to their favourite vacation spot. Unfortunately, they will also have to contemplate driving on highways built decades ago and for many fewer automobiles than traverse our nations highways today.