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New RAND Study On Congestion Pricing

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London and her Chelsea Tractors have it. Singapore and Stockholm, too. Mayor Bloomberg pushed for it in New York. What's the truth about the effectiveness of so-called congestion pricing -- surcharges paid for rush-hour and other trips into particular sections of cities?


Liisa Ecola and Thomas Light of RAND have a new report out regarding the matter, Equity and Congestion Pricing: A Review of the Evidence.

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A download is available free-of-charge here.


This report follows on the heels of a recent RAND work which discussed, in part, the possibility of congestion pricing in Los Angles. More about that work is here.

Illustration copyright and courtesy Richard Nielsen 2009


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