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Metrolinx's shortlist of possible funding tools for GTHA transit expansion

An artist's rendering shows the future Union Pearson Express train to be run by a division of Metrolinx, is shown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ho
April 02, 2013 - 8:48 AM

TORONTO - Metrolinx, the agency created by the Ontario government to help co-ordinate and integrate all modes of transportation in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area, has released a short list of possible investment tools to help pay for transit upgrades in the region.

Here are the suggestions:

— Development Charges

— Employer Payroll Tax

— Fuel Tax

— High Occupancy Tolls

— Highway Tolls

— Land Value Capture

— Parking Space Levy, including pay-for-parking at transit stations

— Property Tax

— Sales Tax

— Transit Fare Increase

— Vehicle Kilometres Travelled Fee

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