The Conference Board of Canada Greatly Overestimates the Degree to which Drivers Cover Road Costs

Recently the Conference Board of Canada released a study that claims that upwards to 90% of Ontario road costs are covered by drivers. The purported findings of the study were gleefully touted by all major news sources, and if one was careless enough to read appending user-comments, one could expect that they were rife with … More The Conference Board of Canada Greatly Overestimates the Degree to which Drivers Cover Road Costs

Do Cyclists Pay for Drivers’ Use of Toronto Roads?

The insinuation that cyclists do not pay for roads (with the further implication that motorists are paying for cyclists’ use of roads) is a well-worn refrain from motorists who are unenthusiastic, to say the least, about sharing the roads with bicycles. The main thrust of the cyclists-are-freeloaders argument stems from the notion that roads are … More Do Cyclists Pay for Drivers’ Use of Toronto Roads?