'No Plans For More Tolls' Says Varadker

Following reports of a proposal to add additional M50 tolls in a draft report from the National Roads Authority, minister for transport Leo Varadker has said he no plans to do so.

The minister is reported by RTÉ as saying he has "concerns about multi-point tolling," adding that he does not expect congestion to increase in the short term.

Rather than looking at just one road around Dublin, Varadker said the government needed to look at congestion issues in a "holistic way", including public transport and facilities for cyclists.

Tanáiste Eamon Gilmore also said that motorists are already hard pressed without further toll charges.


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