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Mayoral candidate Karen Stintz says the city could raise $114 million over 15 years if a $3 fee was added to Green P spaces
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Toronto Mayoralty hopeful Karen Stintz has a plan that might not win her many fans among people who drive downtown.

As part of her war on congestion, Stintz is proposing that motorists who use any one of 8,700 Green P parking spaces in lots in the downtown core pay a surtax of $3, no matter how long they are parked.

She says it would raise $114 million over 15 years and would use that money to pay for a new subway relief line and other transportation projects.

We sent NEWSTALK 1010 reporter Russ Courtney out to a Green P lot downtown to see what you think of the idea...

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Toronto Mayoralty hopeful Karen Stintz has a plan that might not win her many fans among people who drive downtown.

As part of her war on congestion, Stintz is proposing that motorists who use any one of 8,700 Green P parking spaces in lots in the downtown core pay a surtax of $3, no matter how long they are parked.

She says it would raise $114 million over 15 years and would use that money to pay for a new subway relief line and other transportation projects.

We sent NEWSTALK 1010 reporter Russ Courtney out to a Green P lot downtown to see what you think of the idea...

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