Vancouver city council should use the new revenue to reduce commercial and industrial property taxes.
Toronto spends the most (per person) on transportation of any city in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.
Traffic congestion isn’t just a nuisance or environmental hazard—it’s also a significant economic harm.
If tolls get people off the roads, you don’t need the subsidy to subways, too.
As anyone who regularly commutes on Metro Vancouver highways will tell you, traffic congestion is a significant problem. Commuters end up sitting in their cars rather than spending time with their families or doing other valuable things.