New RAND Study On Congestion Pricing


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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