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Councillor Matlow protests proposed fare cost for Union to Pearson rail link
Metrolinx estimates the cost per person will be between $20-$30.
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It's still in the process of being built, but there's already a heated debate about how much it should cost to ride the Union-Pearson Express airport link.

Toronto city councillor Josh Matlow thinks you are being gouged if you have to pay $20 to $30 dollars per person, like Metrolinx is planning on.

That's in addition to an airport fee of $2 dollars which would go to the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, to compensate for lost parking revenue.

Matlow thinks you should be charged something that's a little closer to the TTC fare rate of $3-dollars per person. He plans to introduce a motion at city council's next meeting.

The cost of building the rail link is $456-million, and Metrolinx has not announced the final fare rate, but estimated earlier this month that it would be between $20-$30, along with the airport fee.

If you travel to Pearson International Airport from Union station by airport limo, it will currently cost you $58. Taking a taxi will cost you about $55.

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It's still in the process of being built, but there's already a heated debate about how much it should cost to ride the Union-Pearson Express airport link.

Toronto city councillor Josh Matlow thinks you are being gouged if you have to pay $20 to $30 dollars per person, like Metrolinx is planning on.

That's in addition to an airport fee of $2 dollars which would go to the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, to compensate for lost parking revenue.

Matlow thinks you should be charged something that's a little closer to the TTC fare rate of $3-dollars per person. He plans to introduce a motion at city council's next meeting.

The cost of building the rail link is $456-million, and Metrolinx has not announced the final fare rate, but estimated earlier this month that it would be between $20-$30, along with the airport fee.

If you travel to Pearson International Airport from Union station by airport limo, it will currently cost you $58. Taking a taxi will cost you about $55.

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