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Congestion pricing a research summary by Damian J. Kulash

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Published by Urban Institute in Washington .
Written in English


  • Urban transportation.,
  • Roads -- Finance.,
  • City traffic.,
  • Automobiles -- Taxation.

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Edition Notes

StatementDamian Kulash.
SeriesAn Urban Institute paper -- 1212-99, Urban Institute paper -- 1212-99.
ContributionsUrban Institute.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 33 p. ;
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13584431M

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A traffic congestion fee will go into effect in New York City by , that will charge vehicles traveling into or within a predetermined area in the Manhattan central business district. First proposed in , this congestion pricing plan was approved and implemented in the New York State budget. This will be the first such fee scheme enacted in the United States.   Congestion pricing is a common ploy in the transportation industry where it aims to decrease both congestion and air pollution by charging more . Congestion Pricing: Examples Around the U.S. Printable Version (PDF KB) To view PDF files, you need the Adobe Acrobat Reader.. There are three main types of pricing strategies that have been implemented or are being considered for implementation in the United States.   A more persistent question is whether congestion pricing is fair. There’s a few ways to think about this question. Tolls would be regressive — their burden is larger for lower-income people.

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