Pages

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Road tolls -- more bureaucracy -- more contention -- more unintended consequences. Make buses fare-free to solve congestion.

FILE--Traffic jams the Gardiner Expressway in downtown Toronto in this April 8, 2000 photo.

Metro News: "Martin Collier, founder of Transport Futures, warned against only charging non-residents. One of the goals of road pricing is to encourage alternate transportation, he said, and giving Torontonians a free ride could do the opposite.
“It may even induce people inside Toronto to not take transit because traffic on those roads will decrease as people from Whitby and Oshawa choose other routes,” he said."