Milan plans an entry toll on vehicles to reduce congestion and air pollution, a city hall spokeswoman said on Friday.
Milan's new centre-right mayor Letizia Moratti wants to start the toll, on vehicles owned by non-residents, on a test basis on Jan. 1.
"The cars that pollute the most will bear the greatest cost," the spokeswoman said. Italy's financial capital is considering an initial charge of one to three euros. (US$1.29 – 3.87)
In London, motorists are charged eight pounds (US$15.09) to enter the city. Those who live within the "congestion charge" zone are eligible for a 90% discount.
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