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A Call for Congestion Pricing in Hawaii

Everyone pays a high price for the congestion and pollution of car dependence, according to this article, so maybe drivers should start paying more for the privilege.
February 12, 2020, 11am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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A coalition of mayors in Hawaii recently asked the state to study congestion pricing as a tool for to improve air pollution and congestion while improving public bus transit.

An article by Elizabeth Stampe, who works for the Natural Resources Defense Council on the American Cities Climate Challenge, make the case for congestion ricing, modeled on the experience of London and Stockholm. Congestion pricing is working wonders in those cities, according to Stampe, so why couldn't achieve the same benefits in Honolulu.

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Published on Thursday, February 6, 2020 in Honolulu Civil Beat
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