While authorities in other areas of the world — London, Stockholm and San Diego —
have put in congestion pricing to deal with heavy traffic, this isn't something folks want to see on the Sea to Sky, according to a recent poll.
Congestion pricing is charging drivers to use a roadway at peak times.
The Squamish Chief polled 121 Squamish Chief readers and asked the question: Should there be congestion pricing on the Sea to Sky Highway? (Charging users to drive during peak times.)
The poll ran from 6/30/2022 to 7/6/2022. Of the 121 votes, we can determine that 45 are from within the community. The full results are as follows:
Results are based on an online study of adult Squamish Chief readers that are located in Squamish. The margin of error - which measures sample variability - is +/- 8.88%, 19 times out of 20.
The Squamish Chief uses a variety of techniques to capture data, detect and prevent fraudulent votes, detect and prevent robots, and filter out non-local and duplicate votes.