Making Space: Congestion Pricing in Cities

Mobility is critical to individual and societal prosperity. Individuals need the ability to get around to work, see each other and play, and commerce requires the efficient movement of goods. But the costs of traffic congestion and maintenance backlogs are ever-growing, and current funding models are not keeping pace with city needs. One solution that can simultaneously reduce traffic congestion and raise revenue for maintenance and infrastructure needs is congestion pricing, also referred to as congestion charges or congestion taxes.

In this report, you will find:

  • An overview of congestion charging
  • Data on American commuting patterns and trends
  • Case studies from cities with congestion charging systems



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