The Hamilton Spectator - Susan McMaster (letter to the editor)
'For whom the toll rises; 'One road for the rich and one for the
poor' (Jan. 3).
the anger the provincial government faces from the public regarding
ever-rising tolls on Highway 407, it is understandable that the
Ministry of Transportation works so hard to be noncommittal when
repeatedly asked if the planned mid-peninsula highway (MPH) will
also be a toll road.
its denials that any decision on tolls has been made, the ministry's
own documents appear to indicate that the MPH will be a toll road.
The MPH construction budget document shows that the $1.2 billion
cost includes tolling equipment (lights and cameras) like that used
on Highway 407. Also, a little known route option (E) was discounted
because it wasn't feasible to charge a toll on that particular route.
we really need another toll highway?
McMaster - Flamborough