Letter: Progress slower than the pyramids

Editor: Re: Put a moratorium on housing until infrastructure catches up (The Times, March 2)

Every time I drive down some of the main roads in Langley such as 208 Street south of 88 Avenue, my blood starts a slow boil.

With the amount of building going on, when will Langley show any signs of improving roads in the Township?

Two-lane roadways just aren’t going to be sufficient anymore.

I’m certain that the pyramids were built in a more timely fashion. With the amount of taxes being collected in this booming real estate market, I’m sure that lack of funds can’t be the problem.

As far as putting on a moratorium on housing, why would we punish the builders for lack of infrastructure, and for how long?

One thing that should be put on the shoulders of the developers is to provide adequate parking. Then the municipality will say that two parking spaces meets zoning requirements, and round and round we go.

Bernie Struchtrup,


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