Pros and Cons for Road Pricing in Canada


A simulated-colour image of Greater Toronto Ar...

A simulated-colour image of Greater Toronto Area taken by NASA’s Landsat 7 satellite from 2004. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Congestion Relief: Assessing the Case for Road Tolls in Canada (36 page pdf, Robin Lindsey,  C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, May 2007)

A look at arguments for and against road tolls is reviewed today, noting that in the 19th century, public and private toll bridges, roads, and ferries were prevalent in Canada.  As the paper concludes after making several key recommendations, “that toll roads will be resurrected in the twenty-first century and seem like an obvious innovation whose time should have come (again) long ago”

To see Key Quotes and Links to key reports about this post, click HERE

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