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Transportation expert wants B.C. border crossers to pay toll

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Transportation expert wants B.C. border crossers to pay toll

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

VANCOUVER, B.C. – A British Columbia transportation expert thinks Canadians should pay a toll before crossing the border into Whatcom County.

Eric Doherty with Ecopath Planning says Canadians are crossing the border to avoid B.C. gas taxes.

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A resident from Aldergrove, B.C. told the KGMI’s Morning Show that tolling B.C. highways wouldn’t make up for lost gas tax revenue.

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He says a toll wouldn’t stop Canadians from crossing the border to get gas or shop in Whatcom County.