November 2, 2015 1:00 pm
Updated: November 3, 2015 5:48 am

Should all bridges in Montreal have tolls?

WATCH ABOVE: Paul Lanoie, Chair of Canada's Ecofiscal Commission, sits down with Global's Senior Anchor Jamie Orchard to discuss "congestion pricing" and how it could help reduce traffic in Montreal.


MONTREAL – A new report released Monday morning suggests that all bridges and tunnels in Montreal should have tolls.

READ MORE: Put a price on traffic congestion to help fund roads and transit: study

The report, conducted by Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, said adding tolls would be better for the city, for the environment and for Montrealers in general.

WATCH: Tolls on Montreal’s bridges?

The commission said tolls would significantly reduce the number of cars on the road during peak hours by encouraging commuters to use different modes of transportation.

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