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TRANSIT STRIKE TO COST TRUCKERS MILLIONS

VANCOUVER, B.C. -- A public transit strike in Vancouver will grind traffic to a halt and cost trucking companies $6...


VANCOUVER, B.C. — A public transit strike in Vancouver will grind traffic to a halt and cost trucking companies $600,000 to $750,000 per hour according to the B.C. Trucking Association (BCTA).

Paul Landry, president of the BCTA, says the impact of those costs will be passed on to consumers.

“Somebody has to pay for it and it will be the customers,” Landry told local media.

He adds that at any given time during the business day, there are approximately 12,000 trucks working in the Lower Mainland and each costs about $60 per hour to operate.

Snarled traffic, especially during the rush hour, will have the biggest impact. “You’re looking at over a million dollars a day in losses,” says Landry.


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