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congestion pricing

  • Congestion Pricing is Nearly Here

    Congestion Pricing is Nearly Here

    It is indeed ironic that Democratic New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Republican Representative Nicole Malliotakis from Staten Island, and Democratic Representative Josh Gottheimer from New Jersey all share intense opposition to congestion pricing south of 60th street in Manhattan.

  • It’s Time to Push Congestion Pricing Over the Finish Line

    It’s Time to Push Congestion Pricing Over the Finish Line

    Congestion pricing is close to implementation. All we need is a little political courage to push it across the finish line.

  • Congestion Pricing is Stuck in New York’s Political Traffic

    Congestion Pricing is Stuck in New York’s Political Traffic

    The subway system requires new signals, switches, cars, and expanded routes. While congestion pricing can’t pay for all of that, it can help.

  • Congestion Pricing is Slowly Coming to New York City

    Congestion Pricing is Slowly Coming to New York City

    London, Singapore, and Stockholm have all managed to do something that New York City has been unable to do; enact and implement congestion pricing in its central business district.

  • Congestion Pricing Again

    Congestion Pricing Again

    The idea is to charge more for driving on the most congested streets in the city and direct those funds to making mass transit more efficient and perhaps even pleasant.

  • Congestion Pricing and a Sustainable NYC

    Congestion Pricing and a Sustainable NYC

    Solving the transit problem is key to New York City’s health and well-being, and a new congestion pricing proposal is serious starting point.

  • The State and Future of Congestion Pricing in China

    The State and Future of Congestion Pricing in China

    To combat urban air pollution and traffic problems, some propose congestion pricing as a cost-effective policy to reduce pollution and improve productivity through improved travel speeds. Cities in China could implement this policy and ameliorate some of the negative effects of congestion-caused pollution. So why is congestion pricing dead on arrival in China?

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  • Congestion Pricing is Nearly Here

    Congestion Pricing is Nearly Here

    It is indeed ironic that Democratic New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Republican Representative Nicole Malliotakis from Staten Island, and Democratic Representative Josh Gottheimer from New Jersey all share intense opposition to congestion pricing south of 60th street in Manhattan.

  • It’s Time to Push Congestion Pricing Over the Finish Line

    It’s Time to Push Congestion Pricing Over the Finish Line

    Congestion pricing is close to implementation. All we need is a little political courage to push it across the finish line.

  • Congestion Pricing is Stuck in New York’s Political Traffic

    Congestion Pricing is Stuck in New York’s Political Traffic

    The subway system requires new signals, switches, cars, and expanded routes. While congestion pricing can’t pay for all of that, it can help.

  • Congestion Pricing is Slowly Coming to New York City

    Congestion Pricing is Slowly Coming to New York City

    London, Singapore, and Stockholm have all managed to do something that New York City has been unable to do; enact and implement congestion pricing in its central business district.

  • Congestion Pricing Again

    Congestion Pricing Again

    The idea is to charge more for driving on the most congested streets in the city and direct those funds to making mass transit more efficient and perhaps even pleasant.

  • Congestion Pricing and a Sustainable NYC

    Congestion Pricing and a Sustainable NYC

    Solving the transit problem is key to New York City’s health and well-being, and a new congestion pricing proposal is serious starting point.

  • The State and Future of Congestion Pricing in China

    The State and Future of Congestion Pricing in China

    To combat urban air pollution and traffic problems, some propose congestion pricing as a cost-effective policy to reduce pollution and improve productivity through improved travel speeds. Cities in China could implement this policy and ameliorate some of the negative effects of congestion-caused pollution. So why is congestion pricing dead on arrival in China?