Posts tagged with 'road tolling'
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Traffic Lines the Highway in Bogotá, Colombia. This Roadway Shares Space with Bus Rapid Transit System, TransMilenio. Photo by EMBARQ / Flickr
Urban Freeways: Putting Out Fire with Gasoline?
The construction of urban highways continues in many places. In Latin America, we see ongoing projects in Santiago (Américo Vespucio Oriente), Lima (Línea Amarilla), Quito (Solución Vial Guayasamín), São Paulo (Rodoanel Mário Covas) and Mexico City (Segundo Piso a Cuernavaca), ...
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Physcially separated bike lanes, like the ones seen here in New York City, are gaining ground in Toronto. Photo by Kyle Gradinger.
Toronto Residents Demand Physically Separated Bike Lanes
Physcially separated bike lanes, like the ones seen here in New York City, are gaining ground in Toronto. Photo by Kyle Gradinger. Forum Research, Canada’s largest survey firm, conducted an automated telephone survey that found strong support for Mayor Rob ...
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Simulation of VA HOT lanes in 2013. Photo via the Washington Post.
A How-To for HOT Lanes
More than 60% of D.C.-area workers over the age of 16 drive to work alone.  This means that on the Capital Beltway, rush hour commutes often – and unpredictably – turn into hours-long, soul-crushing rides. It’s bleak. But people still ...
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Jeremy Bentham's stuffed body would approve of Ryan Avent's ethics. Photo by jenniever.
Ryan Avent Needs to Stop Being A Utilitarian
There’s an interesting argument going on between Yonah Freemark and Ryan Avent about road tolls. Freemark makes the usual argument, though with unusual eloquence, that implementing tolls is regressive and that the benefits of congestion pricing come at the expense ...