Eliminating traffic in Canada’s biggest cities by putting a price on it

21 November 2019: A new blog by the Canadian Ecofiscal Commission explores options for reducing traffic congestion. It concludes that the best policy mechanism would be adopting a polluter-pay principle for drivers: pricing the usage of roads, highways, and bridges to provide a powerful incentive for people to travel at off-peak times or by other means. To address the skepticism among the drivers, they suggest implementing pilot projects that can allow drivers to see and feel the benefits first-hand. To read further, follow the link to the website of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission.