Réactions aux travaux de l'IEDM

James Mennie, chroniqueur, The Gazette

Perhaps the most eloquent argument against Montreal’s erecting bridge tolls to finance its own transit network didn’t come from a politician or disgruntled motorist but an economist. In March of this year, Mathieu Laberge examined the viability of a return to tolls on Quebec’s roads and highways in a paper produced for the Montreal Economic Institute. Laberge stressed that any revenue exacted from toll roads should be directed to the maintenance and improvement of the road where the toll had been placed.

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