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Ontario to begin charging motorists on two toll highways east of Toronto

On February 1, 2017, tolling will begin on the Ontario’s new Highway 407, which runs eastward from Brock Rd. in Pickering to Harmony Rd. in Oshawa, and Highway 412, which connects Highway 407 and Highway 401.

The highlights of the government’s statement are (January 3, 2017):

  • Rates – Toll rates for Highways 407 and 412 are lower than tolls on Highway 407 ETR by approximately 15 per cent lower during off-peak periods, and approximately 30 per cent lower during peak periods.
  • Revenue generated from the tolls will be used to help fund new infrastructure and transit projects across the province.
  • Payment – Motorists who drive on the privately operated Highway 407 ETR, and Ontario’s Highway 407 and Highway 412 will use one transponder and receive one invoice making the tolling process straightforward and seamless.

See also:

Ontario: Cap and Trade to hike gasoline by 4.3 cents a litre (click HERE)

Ontario: New fees and fee increases (click HERE)

New legislation and regulation changes in Ontario (click HERE)

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