Toll Roads: The Conservative View

In today's National Post, a welcomed explanation for the sanity of tolling roads -- provided other taxes are rolled back...


Bonus 2010.04.13 Audio from Metro Morning (takes a few seconds to load):
from CBC site: "Matt Galloway spoke with Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion, and with Richard Soberman. He is a civil engineer, transportation planner and consultant in Toronto."

Soberman explains well why most comments to toll this road or that is just "shooting from the hip". He talks about uniform tolling region-wide and ensuring where the money goes.  This is not what Sarah Thomson wants to hear.  Unfortunately, he suggested increasing the gas tax which is NOT a sustainable solution.

Mayor Hazel McCallion has spoken up a lot recently about road tolls.

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