Quantifying the Benefits of Congestion Pricing

In a recent blog post, Michael Brown of Metro Analytics sought to quantify the benefits of congestion pricing.

In a post on the "Smart Growth for Conservatives" blog, Michael Brown sought to quantify the benefits of congestion pricing.  For example, "Using TREDIS economic impact software, [his] firm tested what congestion pricing could do for Utah’s Wasatch Front in 2040 compared to the region’s 2040 plan. The accumulated result over 25-years (2015-2040) was approximately $50 billion worth of societal benefit, $12 billion in higher Gross Regional Product and 17,000 permanent jobs."

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