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Re: Taxis over the bridge up north... [Re: CaptOneIron] #395597
12/26/10 11:39 AM
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In the case of the road behind my place it has been investigated thoroughly by the Mayor. There is no road but there is public land where a road could go. As I said closer to town I am less sure. All legal easements are marked on the official survey maps. Most of the subdivisions have road access to the various lots but they do not tie into a main road. It needs to be surveyed and declared a road and then be properly maintained. I would welcome it as it would take pressure off the reef with less boat traffic but it needs to be legally done with consultation with the community, not arbitrary actions that favor certain groups. When due process takes place at least we are represented. It does not appear that is the case now. They often act too fast without consultation and without considering all the implications of the actions. Most in the community are very concerned at the appearance of favoritism by the town board on many fronts and only want laws that are applied equally to all. That requires acknowledging and respecting the law as it exists. There are legal ways to change laws and these must be adhered to to have a semblance of order in our society.

Re: Taxis over the bridge up north... [Re: SFJeff] #395599
12/26/10 12:21 PM
12/26/10 12:21 PM
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We have had for 15 years restaurants, residents and Resorts that enjoyed good business via the romance and adventure of boat transportation to these island destinations. Boats driven by a work force displaced by the advent of tourism and consequent crash of commercial fishing, but luckily found employment with their only vocation in this new market. Their vocations are threatened again by this move.
The real San Pedranos whose own major just gave them the shaft!
Taxi drivers come to San Pedro from places like Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Chetumal to find work, and they don't vote! Its the local boys that are going to suffer and they do vote!
That will be felt by The Right Honorable Paz.


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Re: Taxis over the bridge up north... [Re: SFJeff] #395600
12/26/10 12:47 PM
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Traffic is SO much better today! Everyone is driving slowly, no loud ATV's, work trucks or missing mufflers so far. It's a Boxing Day/Day After Christmas miracle!

Re: Taxis over the bridge up north... [Re: elbert] #395601
12/26/10 01:00 PM
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Originally Posted by elbert
We have had for 15 years restaurants, residents and Resorts that enjoyed good business via the romance and adventure of boat transportation to these island destinations. Boats driven by a work force displaced by the advent of tourism and consequent crash of commercial fishing, but luckily found employment with their only vocation in this new market. Their vocations are threatened again by this move.
The real San Pedranos whose own major just gave them the shaft!
Taxi drivers come to San Pedro from places like Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Chetumal to find work, and they don't vote! Its the local boys that are going to suffer and they do vote!
That will be felt by The Right Honorable Paz.


Couldn't agree more. It's one of main reasons tourists and owner's alike (business or individual) have chosen the area north of the split. Taxi's/ATV's/speeding/unmuffled vehicles have made downtown San Pedro a dangerous, loud and dusty mess. When you talk to folks that started coming to Belize 20 or even 10 years ago, part of the reason they continued to return was the fact you got around on foot, bike or golf cart. If it turns into a place just like every other place someone can visit, the romance and allure are gone. There is nothing at all alluring about riding in a taxi anywhere on Ambergris.

"Progress" is often thrown around as an excuse for not taking the time to do things the right way, also known as short-term greed over long-term sustainability and stability.

Re: Taxis over the bridge up north... [Re: Maya House] #395609
12/26/10 03:22 PM
12/26/10 03:22 PM
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Tres Cocos, North Ambergris Ca...
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i think it might be time to name the non-road....or does it already have a non-name.

Re: Taxis over the bridge up north... [Re: pirate villas] #395610
12/26/10 03:41 PM
12/26/10 03:41 PM
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Florida, Belize, Noerth Caroli...
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Chaca laca highway?


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Re: Taxis over the bridge up north... [Re: SFJeff] #395613
12/26/10 04:43 PM
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The Corona Freeway. It was named years ago in a bridge to Mexico thread. wink

Re: Taxis over the bridge up north... [Re: SFJeff] #395617
12/26/10 06:02 PM
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Is the road not called Coconut Drive? That's what it says on my building plans when I bought at Coco Beach

Re: Taxis over the bridge up north... [Re: Calirn] #395619
12/26/10 07:32 PM
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buena vista, sanpedro town
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The signs with the Ambergris Caye Map near the bridge and near the Palapa Bar have 'Tropicana Dr.'

Re: Taxis over the bridge up north... [Re: SFJeff] #395625
12/27/10 08:19 AM
12/27/10 08:19 AM
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I think Tropicana Dr. was Larry Thorps invention.
I use Coconut Drive.
I think the island being what it is and considering its history of being a giant Coconut Plantation, the main road up its middle would be well named
Coconut Drive.
what do ya think?


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