Category Archives: Automobile

Taxi-sharing as region’s transit answer

(February 10, 2014) Lawrence Solomon’s call for an overhaul of how taxicabs are licenced could apply to Windsor-Essex, reports WindsorOntarioNews.com. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Fill ‘er up, with people

(January 16, 2014) Traffic congestion would disappear if the government regulations that cause it were abolished. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Big Brother takes the wheel

(October 17, 2013) ‘Smart roads’ would take the task of driving out of the hands of human drivers. Continue reading

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Smart roads are making new mass transit and expressways obsolete

(September 5, 2013) Satellite technology tracks traffic along all routes, changing rates on the fly. Continue reading

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Could Toronto make 905ers pay more to park?

Lawrence Solomon recommends a “user-pay” toll that could be used to lower Toronto taxes — so city residents still benefit and the free-riders pay. Continue reading

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Aldyen Donnelly: BCAA’s conclusions about hybrid vehicles

(June 14, 2011) After one spends a little time calculating paybacks for different vehicle purchase options under different energy and vehicle price, tax, emission rating and purchase incentive scenarios, it becomes obvious that any tax measures intended to change consumer energy use should focus on car purchase and annual re-registration, not fuel purchases. Continue reading

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Ontario’s car pool embargo

(November 22, 2008) With governmental blessings, you can car pool from home to work, but only under certain conditions. Continue reading

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