Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Bloomberg's Congestion Tax Defeat Lesson

Congestion Pricing in NYC: What Went Wrong?
Innovation Briefs, Vol. 19, No. 10, www.innobriefs. com

The lesson of the NYC experience is not that tolling and pricing are politically unacceptable but rather that they require a convincing showing of benefits to those who are asked to pay.


Gowanus/BQE Tunnel
Cross Harbor/Brooklyn Highway/Railway Tunnel
Holland Tunnel Parallel Tubes/Canal -Delancy Bypass Tunnel

Rail Transit Connecting Brooklyn-Queens with the Bronx
Rail Transit Connecting Staten Island with the rest of NYC

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