Oakville's Transportation Future

Rick Taylor March 26, 2011 Resources, Oakville

According to Halton Region's Director of Transportation Services, Oakville will have a population of 255,000 people by 2031.

With as many as 120,000 jobs in Oakville the present transportation grid will start to have real issues by 2020 in it's current form.

Existing roadways like Trafalgar, Upper Middle Road, Ninth Line, Speers Road will all have two more lanes added. Many more roads and streets will also be upgraded/expanded.

Public transit will be integrated with the proposed Greater Toronto area Metrolinx project and public a more robust public transportation system.

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Tree Canada

Rick Taylor March 13, 2011 Press Release

Taylor Moving and Storage and Allied Van Lines are please to announce their sponsorship renewal in Tree Canada.

Since 2009, our mutual organizations have worked together to plant over 20,000 trees. It is documented that one tree absorbs 13lbs. of carbon per year. As such, we are able to absorb 260,000 lbs. of CO2 per year while reclaiming many acres of land back to their original state.

We believe that there is nothing more important than our natural enviroment and are excited about our involvement with Tree Canada.

For more information on Tree Canada, we would welcome you to review their web site www.treecanada.ca.

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Entrance Fee for Canadians travelling to the U.S.

Rick Taylor March 3, 2011 News, International Moving

The Obama administration has submitted a draft budget proposal to the Congress, which includes a proposed fee of $5.50 for Canadians traveling to the USA by air and sea. According to the US Department of Homeland Security, the revenues from this charge would generate approximately additional $110 million a year. This amount is intended to financially support activities of US Customs and Border Protection’s inspection, which has intensified its activities recently.

It was confirmed that the fee would not apply to Canadians traveling to US by road.

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