Friday, 6 August 2010

La Línea expects to make €30 million a year from toll; booth site chosen

Far from giving up on the idea of a toll for visitors to La Línea, Mayor Alejandro Sánchez met with his team on the Council yesterday, which came out with a figure for revenue of approximately €30 million per year as the result of the toll. According to a press release, the meeting defined how the toll - significantly called a 'decongestion tax' - would be applied to the millions of vehicles that come through the town on their way to Gibraltar. The team points out that there is an applicable legal framework for such a tax (which various bodies, including the Government of Gibraltar, have said would be illegal) and gives London and Riga (Latvia) as examples. The Council pointed out, too, that (Read full story on CampoPulse).

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