Congestion Pricing's Dirty Secrets

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the latest concepts, designs, and implementations of congestion pricing in cities around the world.
  • Reassess current congestion pricing systems based on their limitations, scalability, replicability, cost, and inequities.
  • Explore how newer technologies fundamentally redefine the inputs and mechanisms for charging vehicles on the road.

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Transportation planners have long dreamed of implementing congestion pricing schemes like London's or Stockholm's, but these are inadequate for today's challenges and inappropriate for the U.S. context. New technologies and approaches allow for community-derived policies to be seamlessly integrated into pricing models. Recent congestion pricing efforts are also highly attuned to the potential negative impacts on disadvantaged communities.