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NLC calls on cities to consider congestion pricing | Smart Cities Dive

NLC calls on cities to consider congestion pricing | Smart Cities Dive

Dive Brief: The National League of Cities (NLC) released a guide, Making Space: Congestion Pricing in Cities, encouraging cities to consider congestion pricing to ease traffic, improve citizens’ quality of life and gain revenue for infrastructure maintenance and upgrades. The guide breaks down differences between road-use fee models and provides case studies for four cities: […]

National League of Cities report says US cities should consider congestion pricing | Traffic Technology Today

National League of Cities report says US cities should consider congestion pricing | Traffic Technology Today

The USA’s National League of Cities (NLC) has released a new guide that encourages cities to consider introducing congestion charging systems as a potentially economical solution to build thriving communities, calm traffic, reduce air pollution, and improve quality of life for residents. In the report, the NLC explains that congestion pricing is a type of […]

Uber-backed study touts benefits of downtown tolling in Seattle as ride-share industry pushes for congestion pricing | GeekWire

Uber-backed study touts benefits of downtown tolling in Seattle as ride-share industry pushes for congestion pricing | GeekWire

The concept of downtown tolling to reduce congestion is gaining momentum. Cities like Singapore and Stokholm have implemented congestion pricing and significantly increased transit ridership in their urban cores. New York City will become the first in the U.S. to launch a similar program. Could Seattle be next? Uber and Lyft hope so. The ride-hailing companies […]

Portland, OR creates equitable mobility pricing task force | Smart Cities Dive

Portland, OR creates equitable mobility pricing task force | Smart Cities Dive

Dive Brief: The Portland, OR City Council passed a resolution to form the Pricing for Equitable Mobility task force. It will study and recommend strategies to improve mobility and reduce congestion through potential pricing policies on city streets and infrastructure. The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and Bureau of Planning and Sustainability will create the task […]

San Francisco needs congestion pricing — and not just for downtown driving | SFChronicle

San Francisco needs congestion pricing — and not just for downtown driving | SFChronicle

Safer streets, less pollution, better transit, bustling business districts — San Francisco can have it all. Yet surging automobile traffic on our city streets is driving ever-increasing public health and safety impacts — and climate-changing carbon emissions. The sane response is to expand public transit and lower the cost to consumers, yet the San In […]

MTA And City Move Forward On Congestion Pricing | Gothamist

MTA And City Move Forward On Congestion Pricing | Gothamist

The MTA and the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) are moving forward with preparations for implementing congestion pricing. For now, that means issuing a “Memorandum of Understanding” (MOU) on what the next steps are to get the program up and running. This is so both agencies are on the same page when it comes to […]

Opinion: Congestion Pricing is Just One Step Toward Reclaiming City Streets | CITYLIMITS.org

Opinion: Congestion Pricing is Just One Step Toward Reclaiming City Streets | CITYLIMITS.org

New York recently took two big steps forward in its fight to make New York City streets safer, more equitable, and better for city life. On March 31, the State Legislature passed a budget that includes funding to establish a congestion pricing zone for motor vehicles driving below 60th Street in Manhattan. Almost two months […]

Dori: Congestion pricing vote will be taxation without representation | KIRO Radio

Dori: Congestion pricing vote will be taxation without representation | KIRO Radio

You and I must stop the financial tsunami of tolling every single road in this region through congestion pricing. Jenny Durkan has declared that she wants to toll Seattle’s streets before the end of her first term in 2021. That lines up perfectly with the 20-year timetable that I told you about in 2001. This […]

North Texas Tollway Authority is most improved, especially when compared to TxDOT’s ‘managed lanes’ | Dallas News

North Texas Tollway Authority is most improved, especially when compared to TxDOT’s ‘managed lanes’ | Dallas News

A decade ago, the No. 1 villain in the life of The Watchdog was the North Texas Tollway Authority. I received so many complaints from readers about the NTTA over-billing commuters for late toll charges — $500 in fees and penalties for an unpaid $19 toll bill, for instance — that I helped organize a […]

Seattle narrows congestion pricing options | K5 News

Seattle narrows congestion pricing options | K5 News

Officials within the City of Seattle say they are committed to racial and social justice as they study congestion pricing. A 48-page summary report of the work done so far points out the average Seattle household spends 15 percent of its budget on transportation. However, that increases to as much as 30 percent for low-income […]