The Possible Solution to NYC Traffic
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 758 , Segment 2
Episode: Gun Violence and Our Kids, Military Veterans and Substance Abuse, Myths and Realities of Porn Addiction
- Mar 1, 2018
- 15:33 mins
Guest: John Rennie Short, PhD, Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland, Baltimore County If you had to pay a fee to go into your city’s downtown area during rush hour, would you think twice about making the trip in your car? Right now there’s a proposal in New York City to charge cars $11.52 to drive into lower Manhattan during business hours. This kind of “congestion pricing,” as it’s called, is rare in the US, but it has worked in London, Singapore and Stockholm.