The Third Crossing and the Media

There have been a number of opinions published in the local press over the third crossing project. This is the most recent, and we believe it presents a thoughtful picture of the project in relation to the circumstances the City of Kingston finds itself in today.


Articles, opinions, and letters appearing in the Kingston Whig-Standard


2016

Creating crossing not simple
Jeff Man, Kingston Whig-Standard
Monday, January 11, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/01/11/letters-to-the-editor-jan-9

How much will the bridge cost
Bruce Todd, Kingston Whig-Standard
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/01/13/letters-to-the-editor-jan-14-5

Third crossing design contract awarded — narrowly
Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/01/13/third-crossing-design-contract-awarded–narrowly

Third crossing important project for Kingston
Mayor Bryan Paterson, Kingston Whig-Standard
Friday, January 15, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/01/15/letters-to-the-editor-jan-16-2

Bridge is not necessary
Carl Holmberg, Kingston Whig-Standard
Sunday, January 24, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/01/24/bridge-is-not-necessary

Debate needed on bridge project
Maureen Good, Kingston Whig-Standard
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/01/20/letters-to-the-editor-jan-20

Bridge a future financial burden
Ray Molleson, Kingston Whig-Standard
Sunday, January 31, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/01/31/bridge-a-future-financial-burden

Federal funding for transit good option
Mary Farrar, Kingston Whig-Standard
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/02/10/letters-to-the-editor-feb-11

Will feds eventually do bridge swap?
Vavin Anderson, Kingston Whig-Standard
Sunday, February 14, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/02/14/letters-to-the-editor-feb-13

Are users willing to pay?
Steve Manders, Kingston Whig-Standard
Thursday, February 18, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/02/18/letters-to-the-editor-feb-19

Kingston mayor says budget misses medium-sized cities
By Steph Crosier, Kingston Whig-Standard
Friday, February 26, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/02/26/kingston-mayor-says-budget-misses-medium-sized-cities

‘Traffic misery’ needs modern solution
Derek Complin, Kingston Whig-Standard
Friday, March 4, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/03/04/letters-to-the-editor-march-4

Smaller projects need priority
Gavin Anderson, Kingston Whig-Standard
Friday, March 4, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/03/04/letters-to-the-editor-march-4

More details needed on bridge project
Maureen Good, Kingston Whig-Standard
Sunday, March 6, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/03/06/letters-to-the-editor-march-7-4

Bridge won’t fix all traffic issues
Bruce Todd, Kingston Whig-Standard
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/03/08/letters-to-the-editor-march-8

Traffic will hit control signals
Bruce Todd, Kingston Whig-Standard
Sunday, March 13, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/03/13/letters-to-the-editor-march-14-4

Council’s direction confusing
Mahmood Rowghani, Kingston Whig-Standard
Thursday, March 24, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/03/24/letters-to-the-editor-march-24

Don’t ignore 401 as local route
Derek Complin. Kingston Whig-Standard
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/04/27/dont-ignore-401-as-local-route

Third crossing should not be built
Maureen Good, Kingston Whig-Standard
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/04/27/letters-to-the-editor-april-28

Halt third Crossing
Ray and Lynda Molleson, Kingston Whig-Standard
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/05/17/letters-to-the-editor-may-18

Proposed third crossing a poor investment
Mahmood Rowghani, Kingston Whig-Standard
Sunday, June 12, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/06/12/letters-to-the-editor-june-14

Cautious approached needed
Mahmood Rowghani, Kingston Whig-Standard
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/08/02/oneplan

Rush hour happens in Kingston
Gerry Locklin, Kingston Whig-Standard
Monday, August 8, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/08/07/letters-to-the-editor-aug-8-5

Causeway not issue for traffic
Roger A. P. Fielding, Kingston Whig-Standard
Thursday, August 11, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/08/11/letters-to-the-editor-aug-12

Decreasing car dependency smart planning
Mahmood Rowghani, Kingston Whig-Standard
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/09/20/letter-to-the-editor-sept-21

Community group formed to oppose third crossing
Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard
Friday, September 23, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/09/23/community-group-formed-to-oppose-third-crossing

Third crossing debate heats up
Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard
Monday, September 26, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/09/26/third-crossing-debate-heats-up

Hundreds attend bridge open house
Ian MacAlpine, Kingston Whig-Standard
Thursday, September 29, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/09/29/hundreds-attend-bridge-open-house

Bridge a solution?
Mahmood Rowghani, Kingston Whig-Standard
Monday, October 3, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/10/03/letters-to-the-editor-oct-4

Mixed views on bridge
Derek Complin, Kingston Whig-Standard
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/10/05/letters-to-the-editor-oct-6

Express route to the future
Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard
Friday, October 7, 2016
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/10/07/express-route-to-the-future


2015

Bridge dream not a reality
David Crowe, Kingston Whig-Standard
Monday, March 16, 2015 7:02:07 EDT PM
http://www.thewhig.com/2015/03/16/letters-to-the-editor-march-17-3

Bridge not best investment
Bruce Todd, Kingston Whig-Standard
Thursday, March 19, 2015 9:01:22 EDT PM
http://www.thewhig.com/2015/03/19/letters-to-the-editor-march-20-3

City fires company working on Front Road bridge
By Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7:00:37 EDT AM
http://www.thewhig.com/2016/06/14/city-fires-company-working-front-road-bridge

More answers needed on new bridge
Bruce Todd, Kingston Whig-Standard
Friday, November 27, 2015 9:06:19 EST AM
http://www.thewhig.com/2015/11/27/letters-to-the-editor-nov-27

City staff recommend most expensive bid
By Steph Crosier, Kingston Whig-Standard
Sunday, December 13, 2015 9:32:42 EST PM
http://www.thewhig.com/2015/12/13/city-staff-recommend-most-expensive-bid

Kingston councillor sees million reasons for questioning bridge
By Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 9:00:50 EST PM
http://www.thewhig.com/2015/12/16/kingston-councillor-sees-million-reasons-for-questioning-bridge

Kingston city staff ‘understand’ project
By Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard
Friday, December 18, 2015 8:26:22 EST PM
http://www.thewhig.com/2015/12/18/kingston-city-staff-understand-project

 


2014

Letter raises questions on third crossing
By Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard
Monday, February 3, 2014 6:53:35 EST PM
http://www.thewhig.com/2014/02/03/letter-raises-questions-on-third-crossing

Shopping centre, third crossing top priorities
By Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 9:39:00 EST PM
http://www.thewhig.com/2014/02/25/shopping-centre-third-crossing-top-priorities

 


2013

The bridge that could have been
By Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard
Monday, January 14, 2013 6:35:02 EST PM
http://www.thewhig.com/2013/01/14/the-bridge-that-could-have-been

It’s time to talk tolls
Editorial, Kingston Whig-Standard
Sunday, February 24, 2013 10:38:08 EST AM
http://www.thewhig.com/2013/02/23/editorial-its-time-to-talk-tolls

Some questions about the Third Crossing
Bruce Todd, Kingston Whig-Standard
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 8:42:19 EDT PM
http://www.thewhig.com/2013/07/10/letters-to-the-editor-for-july-11

Bridge still a long way off
Chuck Staple, Kingston Whig-Standard
Friday, July 12, 2013 3:54:19 EDT PM
http://www.thewhig.com/2013/07/12/letters-to-the-editor-for-july-13-14

History of the third crossing
By Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard
Monday, August 26, 2013 6:22:09 EDT PM
http://www.thewhig.com/2013/08/26/history-of-the-third-crossing

 


2012

Public wonders if bridge needed
By Danielle VandenBrink, Kingston Whig-Standard
Thursday, March 1, 2012 11:17:50 EST P
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/03/01/public-wonders-if-bridge-needed

New bridge would hurt tourism industry
Curtis Smith, Kingston Whig-Standard
Thursday, May 3, 2012 1:26:12 EDT PM
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/05/03/new-bridge-would-hurt-tourism-industry

Beware the Third Crossing
Bruce Todd, Kingston Whig-Standard
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 5:52:34 EDT PM
http://www.thewhig.com/2012/05/16/beware-the-third-crossing

 


2011

New crossing and Pittsburgh Library
George Dillion
Saturday, July 9, 2011 6:10:37 EDT AM
http://www.thewhig.com/2011/07/09/new-crossing-and-pittsburgh-library

Bridge woes
Clare Clancy, The Whig-Standard
Thursday, July 21, 2011 6:10:44 EDT AM
http://www.thewhig.com/2011/07/21/bridge-woes

Driving times could be cut –
By Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 6:11:27 EDT AM
http://www.thewhig.com/2011/08/09/driving-times-could-be-cut


2010

Residents critical of new bridge proposal
By Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard
Thursday, March 4, 2010 6:10:00 EST AM
http://www.thewhig.com/2010/03/04/residents-critical-of-new-bridge-proposal

Second thoughts
By Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard
Saturday, March 6, 2010 12:41:18 EST PM
http://www.thewhig.com/2010/03/06/second-thoughts

Third crossing won’t solve problems
Dave Watts, Kingston Whig-Standard
Thursday, April 8, 2010 9:00:00 EDT AM
http://www.thewhig.com/2010/04/08/third-crossing-wont-solve-problems

Schmolka may vote against third crossing
By Paul Schliesmann, Kingston Whig-Standard
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 6:10:00 EDT AM
http://www.thewhig.com/2010/04/20/schmolka-may-vote-against-third-crossing


2009

Costs rise on crossing study
Jordan Press, Whig-Standard City Hall Reporter
Thursday, January 15, 2009 6:10:00 EST AM
http://www.thewhig.com/2009/01/15/costs-rise-on-crossing-study