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Ontarians prefer road tolls to higher taxes, more debt to pay for infrastructure: poll

After Toronto City Council voted in favour of asking the province to approve tolling two major city-owned highways last month, a new poll suggests more than 60 per cent of Ontario residents support using tolls to help fund the cost of public infrastructure. 454 more words


Toronto Mayor John Tory’s first term could be defined by road tolls

Toronto City Council made one of the biggest decisions of 2016 earlier this month by endorsing Mayor John Tory’s push to toll the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley Parkway – an issue Tory acknowledges will define his administration. 574 more words


Big city mayors answered with silence following demand for fiscal power

The mayors of five big cities haven’t heard a word since releasing an open letter demanding more power over revenue streams.

“I’m not holding my breath,” Toronto Mayor… 499 more words


Road Tolls

City council has given Mayor John Tory’s tolls the green light.

In a 32-9 vote, council endorsed Tory’s plan and gave city staff the go-ahead to begin an in-depth analysis which would pave the way to implementing tolls on the Gardiner Expwy. 125 more words


John Tory proud of plan ‘to build transit and fix traffic,’ after council approves road tolls

Toronto is one step closer to imposing road tolls on two major commuter highways after city council voted overwhelmingly in favour of the project.

Councillors voted 32-9 Tuesday night to ask the province for the right to impose the levy on the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley Parkway. 266 more words


Road tolls on DVP, Gardiner Expressway endorsed by Toronto city council

After an hours-long meeting Tuesday, Toronto City Council has voted 32-9 in favour of asking the province to approve tolling the Don Valley Parkway and Gardiner Expressway. 533 more words


Chris Selley: John Tory defends road toll plan: If you have a better idea, let’s hear it

Mayor John Tory visited the National Post editorial board Thursday to defend his plan to toll the Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway, putting the proceeds toward some $33 billion in approved-but-unfunded capital projects, notably public transit. 792 more words