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Price war in premium phone segment heats up in India | liveMint

Price war in premium phone segment heats up in India | liveMint

In a sign of intense competition in the premium smartphone segment in India, the price gaps among the top brands are narrowing ahead of the launch of OnePlus 7 series on May 14. Apple, Samsung and Google have recently cut the prices of their premium smartphones in India. Apple has even reduced the price of […]

A commission on congestion pricing? Good luck with that | Times Union

A commission on congestion pricing? Good luck with that | Times Union

Raise your hand if you want to serve on the new Congestion Pricing Commission. As part of the state budget, the Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo agreed to impose a flat tax on anyone who drives into Manhattan below 60th Street. But the job of deciding who pays, who doesn’t pay and how much they […]

Autonomous vehicles make congestion pricing even more critical | TechCrunch

Autonomous vehicles make congestion pricing even more critical | TechCrunch

Autonomous vehicles will soon be ubiquitous on city streets. Before this happens, we should ask ourselves: Will they whisk us quickly through cities or make traffic worse? A car is a car, whether self-driving or people driven—taking up a great deal more space than busses, streetcars, or trains—so let’s make sure the cost is right. […]

NJ reaches ‘understanding’ with NY on congestion pricing | New York Post

NJ reaches ‘understanding’ with NY on congestion pricing | New York Post

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy claimed that he reached a “conceptual understanding” with Gov. Cuomo on Wednesday to credit the toll paid by Garden State motorists crossing the George Washington Bridge against the Manhattan congestion fee. But, hours later, New York officials insisted nothing had been settled. “Gov. Cuomo and I came to a conceptual […]

Confused About Congestion Pricing? Here’s What We Know | The New York Times

Confused About Congestion Pricing? Here’s What We Know | The New York Times

You’ve heard the news: New York will be the first American city to impose congestion pricing to alleviate traffic and raise money to modernize its sputtering subway. Drivers will have to pay to enter the heart of Manhattan beginning in 2021. But other than that, crucial details have yet to be worked out. The Triborough […]

Officials to discuss public opinion on ‘value pricing’ [Video] | KOIN

Officials to discuss public opinion on ‘value pricing’ [Video] | KOIN

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Oregon Transportation Commission will hold a meeting on Thursday to discuss the public opinion research on “value pricing” — or tolling — and congestion. The research that’s set to be released focuses on tolling on I-5 and I-205 from where the two freeways merge north of Wilsonville to the Washington […]

Congestion Pricing: Is There a Perfect Technology Solution? | Government Technology

Congestion Pricing: Is There a Perfect Technology Solution? | Government Technology

The technology supporting traffic reduction efforts like congestion pricing largely mirrors toll road technologies, and is poised to venture further into video and GPS-based systems in the future. Conversations around congestion pricing have picked up as more cities — largely internationally — have adopted the measure as a means to reduce car-related congestion in dense […]

Congestion Pricing Is Coming to New York. New Jersey Wants Revenge. | The New York Times

Congestion Pricing Is Coming to New York. New Jersey Wants Revenge. | The New York Times

New York and New Jersey are neighbors, but they have not always treated each other in a neighborly way. Their proximity and pride have led to plenty of fights — over who can lay claim to Ellis Island (both actually), which state has the best pizza (still raging) and the proper way to get gasoline […]

How smart congestion pricing will benefit New Yorkers | EDF

How smart congestion pricing will benefit New Yorkers | EDF

Last week, New York became the first American city to adopt congestion pricing—a move that should benefit both the city’s crumbling transit system and the environment. In highly dense areas such as lower Manhattan – where valuable road space is quite limited by its urban geography — congestion pricing allows for a better management for […]

Lyft & Uber Reject Transportation Safety Study, Researchers Support Congestion Pricing | EfficientGov

Lyft & Uber Reject Transportation Safety Study, Researchers Support Congestion Pricing | EfficientGov

Local Governments Consider Congestion Pricing The researchers advise local governments to use their findings to consider their developing regulations permitting and creating revenue from ride sharing. If they are leading to more accidents and fatalities, we should be talking about engaging congestion taxes, or should we enhance safety if we don’t want to reduce the […]