Anyone who’s ever calculated the real price of gasoline knows the many other ways in which we pay to keep gas cheap. This is the basis for justifying the use of gas tax revenue to support things other than highways, for example, public transit and other civic projects. Canadian cities have taken advantage of this logic, and can now look forward to a new source of funding. The money will go mostly toward city services.
Canada Gas Tax Going to Cities
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- Nick Aster
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Sustainable Brands London 2014
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