New Jersey Governor Seeks to Stop NYC Congestion Pricing
The governor calls the plan a ‘cash grab,’ claiming New Jersey residents did not have adequate opportunities for input.
Meet Virginia’s Newest Variable Toll Lanes
Recently opened express lanes on a nine-mile stretch of Interstate 66 will now charge variable tolls based on traffic congestion.
New Yorkers Weigh in on Congestion Pricing
Hundreds of people signed up to speak at the city’s first public meeting on the long-delayed plan to charge drivers entering Manhattan’s Central Business District.
Congestion Pricing Details Emerge From MTA’s Environmental Assessment
After more than a decade of delays and reversals, congestion pricing is expected to take effect in Manhattan in late 2023 or early 2024.
Feds Block Maryland Toll Lane Project
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan says the state was “blindsided” by the decision, which further delays the $7.6 billion plan.
Manhattan Congestion Pricing Could Start in 2023
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has resubmitted its environmental impact assessment to federal officials, who sent the agency over 400 additional questions earlier this year.
Congestion Pricing Would Make New Yorkers Drive Less, Ride Transit More, Survey Says
Almost half of New Yorkers would drive less if a long-awaited congestion pricing plan is implemented in Manhattan, according to a recent poll.
Planning for Congestion Relief
The third and final installment of Planetizen's examination of the role of the planning profession in both perpetuating and solving traffic congestion.
A Market Urbanism Manifesto
In his new book on market urbanism, Scott Beyer describes market urbanism and to compares it to the status quo.
Oregon DOT Projects Little Decline in Driving Despite Climate Pledge
Financial projections from the state's Department of Transportation suggest the agency does not anticipate a marked reduction in driving in the next decade.
Evidence for Tolls as a 'Surefire' Traffic Congestion Fix
Traffic on a Louisville freeway fell by half after a toll was implemented. Could this be the best way to reduce traffic congestion?
What Will It Take for the U.S. to Kick the Car Habit?
Government played a big role in creating the car-centric United States that exists today. Climate change requires that government take the lead in reducing automobile dominance.
What Is Congestion Pricing?
Congestion pricing raises the cost of driving on certain roadways at certain times, reducing traffic,encouraging alternate transportation modes, and generating revenue from the use of infrastructure.
The Consequences of Community Engagement
Long, onerous environmental review processes focused on public input can cause major delays and cost increases for infrastructure and transportation projects.
Environmental Assessment for Manhattan Congestion Pricing Scheduled Until December 2022
An idea approved in 2019 which spent the last two years stuck in Trump and Covid limbo, will only now begin a slow march toward final approval.
How Cuomo's Resignation Affects Transit Projects
With the governor stepping down, the state's transit agencies have an opportunity to reevaluate controversial projects and shift their priorities.
Maryland Beltway Project Tentatively Moves Forward
The state transit authority has granted preliminary approval to the revised plan to expand the Capital Beltway and add new high-occupancy and toll lanes.
Op-Ed: Now is the Time for Congestion Pricing in NYC
The city's plan to charge vehicles entering Manhattan's central business district could reduce traffic and raise $1 billion a year for the city's transportation infrastructure.
Opinion: Post-Pandemic Recovery Cannot Privilege Car Owners
Robust investment in the region's public transportation network can ensure a more equitable and sustainable path forward.
Seattle's 'Electrification Blueprint' Sets Ambitious Goals
The city's new transportation plan focuses on eliminating carbon emissions in its transportation sector, reducing congestion, and boosting public transit.
Chaddick Institute at DePaul University
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American Planning Association, Sustainable Communities Division
California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority)
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