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By Dan Delmar The Suburban A new tax of some sort is coming for drivers simply because they live in Montreal and own a car, mayor Gérald Tremblay announced last week at city hall. Montrealers have been paying $30 more than most other Quebecers when registering their vehicles with the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ); the money is used to fund public transit. Under a new plan, the city would take charge of the extra revenue generated from an increased registration fee and use it to fund the STM. According to La Presse, if the fee were doubled to $60, the roughly 900,000 drivers in Montreal would hand over a total of nearly $27 million to the transit authority. Tremblay said he would use the new funding for, among other things, improving service and adding Métro stops and train service to the West Island and East End. "I want to accomplish these projects as soon as possible," Tremblay said. "We need new sources of revenue." Tremblay didn't go into specifics about how the new tax would be applied or how much it would cost drivers. He said that the revenue generated would ensure a healthier public transit system for years