Congestion Pricing

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The Plan That Could Finally Free New York City From Traffic Congestion

Can a new effort to price out road use set a path for U.S. cities to follow?

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Putting a Price on D.C.'s Worst Commute

I-95 south of the nation's capital has some of the worst traffic in the country. Next year, you'll be able to buy your way out of it.

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America's Cities Are Still Too Afraid to Make Driving Unappealing

Tough policies are the ones that would truly change commuter habits, but we're barely seeing them.

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Urbanist Buzzwords to Rethink in 2014

Yes, including the word "urbanism."

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Mapping the Subtle Science of Parking Demand

The Seattle region pioneers a way to calculate just the right amount of parking.

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Should We Replace the Term 'Congestion Pricing'?

Readers offer their suggestions — with road fare emerging as a top choice.

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Congestion Pricing's Enduring Public Perception Problem

The need for better awareness about traffic strategies is quite clear.

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Traffic Jams, Solved

Jonas Eliasson of Stockholm explains, with great clarity, why congestion pricing clears rush-hour roads.

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Debate Omissions and Parking in L.A.: The Best #CityReads of the Week

Our weekly look back at the stories you may have missed.

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Is a VMT Tax a Good Idea?

San Francisco is the latest city to consider a vehicle-miles traveled fee system.

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What Really Matters for Increasing Transit Ridership: Rail Edition

New research says auto regulations or system expansion — but not fare subsidies — increase transit use.

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Should We Pay People to Drive Off-Peak?

Rewarding commuters who switch travel modes or times may be more effective than charging those who drive at rush hour, a new study suggests.

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A Blueprint for Beating Traffic

Five years on, Stockholm's congestion pricing program remains a great success

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The Only Hope for Reducing Traffic

A new study makes the fundamental case for congestion pricing