The proposal to scrap the tax passed even when the TTC was attempting to raise fares. This being a big slap in the face for commuters who are obviously considered second class compared to drivers. Sure, no one likes taxes, but the only way to move this city is by pushing public transportation and trying to reduce drivers. And the license renewal tax was one way to generate that revenue. His idea of private sector funding for subway expansions could cost the city in the long run by completely changing the look of the city especially if it offers zoning change privileges.
Mr. Rob Ford it is not always about the money.