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Talking Tolls: What's leadership got to do with it? Transport Futures Summit 2010

  • Date: Friday, June 18, 2010
  • Time: All Day
  • Location: Metropolitan Hotel
  • Address: 108 Chestnut Street, Toronto ON M5G 1R3 (Google Maps)

Congestion charging. Priced networks. High Occupancy Toll Lanes. These road pricing systems are being implemented around the world in order to reduce congestion, fight climate change and generate revenues for sustainable transportation infrastructure.

But why would politicians anywhere support road pricing in the face of widespread opposition? How do they communicate road pricing benefits and costs to the public? What can we learn from their experiences?

Don't miss this unique opportunity to talk tolls with:

  • Bruce Starr, Senator & Chair, Road User Fee Task Force, Oregon State Legislature, Oregon

  • Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member, New York City Council, New York

  • Peter Fassbender, Mayor, City of Langley & Chair, TransLink Mayors' Council on Regional Transportation, BC

  • Emil Kolb, Chair, Peel Region, Ontario

  • Gilles Bisson, MPP & Transportation Critic, Ontario New Democratic Party

  • Frank Klees, MPP & Transportation Critic, Ontario Progressive Conservative Party

  • Peter Milczyn, Councillor, City of Toronto, Ontario

Seating is limited. Register today to take advantage of our Early Bird Rates.

http://www.transportfutures.ca

Posted by z jones

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