The High Cost of Free-Riding and How We Fix It

Examining the Implementation of Commuter Fees in Winnipeg
October 11, 2019
3.47 MB30 pages

Every year, the City of Winnipeg's infrastructure deficit grows like the number of potholes that line the city's streets.  At a time when the city is beset by provincial funding shortfalls, Winnipeg needs to consider alternative revenue sources to generate funding for its vital services.  One such source is a 'commuter fee' -- a type of mobility pricing aimed at charging commuters who live outside the city while working inside it, and who therefore do not pay City of Winnipeg Property taxes.

Read full report for details regarding the 'commuter fee'.