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State erred on I-85 toll rates Thursday | myAJC

State erred on I-85 toll rates Thursday | myAJC

SRTA spokeswoman Deidre Johnson responded late Thursday: “Our system uses dynamic pricing to determine the toll rate and dynamic pricing functions in two main ways to set the rate: 1) Reaction to existing congestion 2) Anticipation of incoming congestion The system parameters set for today were those used for a typical traffic day in the […]

Bicycle advocates say tolling drivers coming into Austin could help reduce traffic | WOAI

Bicycle advocates say tolling drivers coming into Austin could help reduce traffic | WOAI

Tolling drivers to get into Downtown Austin is one idea bicycle advocates say could help traffic in the future. The city of Austin is in its public comment period for its Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (ASMP). As the city plans for the future of transportation, the Bicycle Advisory Council detailed a list of ideas they […]

Advocates, elected officials rally for congestion pricing in Manhattan | News12 Brooklyn

Advocates, elected officials rally for congestion pricing in Manhattan | News12 Brooklyn

FORT GREENE – Street safety advocates and elected officials rallied in Fort Green Saturday to ask for congestion pricing. Victims of car crashes were also on hand to ask state legislators and Assembly members to pass a congestion pricing plan this year. They say beyond raising revenue for the MTA, charging drivers to enter Manhattan’s […]

Congestion Pricing Would Cut Weekly Express Bus Commute Times By Hours: Report | Streetsblog NYC

Congestion Pricing Would Cut Weekly Express Bus Commute Times By Hours: Report | Streetsblog NYC

Money is time. The proposed congestion pricing plan to create $1.5 billion in new funding for the MTA would also have the side benefit of saving express bus commuters up to two hours per week on their horrendously long commutes, a new report by the Riders Alliance reveals. All commutes on MTA express buses would […]

France Plans Congestion Pricing for Big Cities | CityLab

France Plans Congestion Pricing for Big Cities | CityLab

The charges laid out by the proposed law are fairly modest. Cities of over 100,000 residents would be permitted to charge cars €2.50 (about $2.87) each time they enter a congestion-controlled zone; larger vehicles could be charged up to €10 ($11.50). All charges would be paid online, though the exact method is not stipulated and […]

Virginia lowers tolls for solo-drivers on Interstate 66 | WTOP

Virginia lowers tolls for solo-drivers on Interstate 66 | WTOP

WASHINGTON — Virginia has lowered rush-hour tolls for solo drivers on Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway, with a change to the pricing algorithm implemented this summer. While the average toll paid in August largely dropped due to reduced traffic while people were on vacation, Virginia Department of Transportation Division Administrator for Tolling Operations David […]

Seattle mayor continues to explore congestion pricing in proposed budget | Curbed Seattle

Seattle mayor continues to explore congestion pricing in proposed budget | Curbed Seattle

Mayor Jenny Durkan released her proposed 2019-2020 budget on Monday, and there are a lot of headlines there on homelessness spending (more permanent funding, but not a huge increase in overall funding), policing (an additional 40 officers), and job cuts (150 fewer jobs across departments). But Durkan also signaled a continued commitment to an idea […]

Toll hits $46.75 on I-66 lanes inside the Beltway | The Washington Post

Toll hits $46.75 on I-66 lanes inside the Beltway | The Washington Post

The toll for a solo driv­er along the In­ter­state 66 cor­ri­dor hit $46.75 dur­ing the Wednes­day morn­ing rush, ap­proach­ing a record high. Snapshot of toll price on Wednesday. (Hedgpeth, Dana) On Feb. 28, the toll along the east­bound stretch of I-66 hit $47.50. The tolls are paid by driv­ers who choose to ride alone and […]

Express lanes hit record prices for 2nd day in a row | WSB-TV

Express lanes hit record prices for 2nd day in a row | WSB-TV

COBB COUNTY, Ga. – Drivers may have a little sticker shock during their evening commute. The I-85 hot lanes reached a record of more than $15 for the second day in a row Tuesday morning. New dynamic pricing went into effect last Monday. The Tollway Authority says the new system gives more flexibility to lower […]

Surge Pricing | The Kent County News

Surge Pricing | The Kent County News

To the editor: I can see no need for an additional bridge across the Chesapeake Bay when the existing spans are so underutilized. There is a simple way to spread the traffic load over a complete 24-hour day. It’s called “surge pricing.” We know how many vehicles cross the bridges for each hour of the day […]