Clearer Thinking About Transportation Pricing
It’s time to reform transportation pricing to reduce traffic congestion, crashes, and pollution, and improve non-auto travel options. Raise my prices, please!
Congestion Pricing: New York City’s Next Hero
Big problems need big solutions.
Planning Year in Review 2023: Zoning Reform, a Rail Revolution, and Climate Realities
Last year’s most talked-about planning issues and news.
NYC MTA Approves Congestion Pricing Details
The program, which calls for a $15 fee for most vehicles, requires a final MTA board vote in two months.
Report Reveals Proposed NYC Congestion Pricing Details
The draft proposal indicates most drivers would pay $15 to enter the Central Business District.
Op-Ed: Why NYC Needs a Comprehensive Plan
The city’s congestion pricing program could change transportation and land use in radical ways. A comprehensive plan would make the most of those changes.
The Promise of Congestion Pricing
New York's long-awaited congestion pricing program could break open the controversial practice in the United States.
NYC Speed Cameras Tricked by Souvenir License Plates
A new way to skirt the city’s speeding laws: novelty license plates.
Sadik-Khan: NYC Congestion Pricing Program Potentially ‘Transformative’—If Done Right
The former transportation commissioner says the city must ensure the program isn’t “all stick and no carrot to succeed.
The ‘Three Pillars’ of Carbon Reduction, According to Caltrans
The California Department of Transportation released its draft carbon reduction strategy last month to apply for Carbon Reduction Program funds included in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Road pricing plays a prominent role.
Watch Out for Green Class Backlash
Low emission zones, like that implemented in London, face backlash from critics on all sides of the political spectrum for impacting the poorest drivers and putting a burden on small businesses.
New York Officials Balk at Congestion Pricing Lawsuits
The cordon pricing program ‘is going to happen,’ said New York Governor Kathy Hochul.
Toll Lane Rebellion Fails to Materialize in Southern California
The 405 Express Lanes will open in Orange County later this year despite the warnings from a former Huntington Beach mayor of a resident-led rebellion in response to road pricing. But will the toll lanes mitigate congestion? Academics weigh in.
Staten Island Sues Over Congestion Pricing, Too
The borough’s president says the plan would bring more traffic to Staten Island and unjustly burden its residents with air pollution and tolls.
New Jersey Takes New York to Court Over Congestion Pricing
The state is suing to stop New York City’s proposed congestion pricing program, which New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy says would unfairly penalize Garden State residents.
The Urbanist Case Against Congestion Pricing
And why it is wrong.
Report Proposes $15 Peak Hour, $3 Off-Peak Toll for New York Congestion Pricing Plan
As New York City’s congestion pricing program gets closer to implementation, a proposed pricing scheme would charge $15 at peak traffic hours.
How Will Congestion Pricing Impact New York Transit?
The city’s new congestion pricing program, scheduled to take effect next year, could mean billions in new transit funding.
Another Step Forward for NYC Congestion Pricing
A federal Finding of No Significant Impact moves the program closer to implementation, which could happen as early as May 2024.
Congestion Pricing Could Be Coming to L.A.
The infamously car-centric city is weighing a proposed congestion pricing pilot program to reduce traffic and encourage public transit use.
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