World's Biggest Congestion Pricing Experiment

The first day of the world's most massive congestion pricing experiment saw traffic decrease by 25% in central London.
February 18, 2003, 5am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"There was little sign of the anticipated traffic gridlock or major public transport problems during either the morning or evening rush hours, with roads surprisingly quiet... The worry now, said BBC transport correspondent Tom Symonds, is that driving conditions may become so attractive that more people are willing to pay the charge - thus clogging up the roads again."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Monday, February 17, 2003 in BBC News
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