Hike in gas tax will help pay for Evergreen Line

July 8, 2011

On Wednesday Metro Vancouver Mayors agreed to a 2-cent increase in the region’s gas tax to help pay for a rapid transit line for the region’s northeast sector. The Evergreen line has been on hold for years due to a funding gap. It is expected that this additional tax will provide a much needed $40 million for the project. Read more at the CBC.