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

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  • 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 force to examine the feasibility of numerous equitable pricing strategies. The multi-pronged approach could include transportation topics including parking, ride-hailing, new mobility modes and curb space management. “We’re trying to get people to understand it’s not just one thing. It’s potentially multiple strategies needed to be most effective at making our trips more predictable as well as reducing congestion and pollution and ensuring access for underserved communities,” PBOT Public Information Officer Dylan Rivera told Smart Cities Dive.

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