During his decade long effort to understand and improve the streets of New York City, entrepreneur and livable streets advocate Mark Gorton has gathered together a compelling set of examples of how transportation policy impacts the quality of our daily lives.
13 Posts Tagged as: Congestion Pricing
In the fifth chapter of "Moving Beyond the Automobile," we demystify the concept of congestion pricing in just five short minutes. Here you'll learn why putting a price on scarce road space makes economic sense and how it benefits many different modes of surface transportation. In London, which successfully implemented congestion pricing in 2003, drivers [...]
Straphangers from across New York City headed to Albany on Wednesday to meet with representatives and tell them: We can't afford the doomsday fare hikes and service cuts looming for our subways and buses, and we support bridge tolls as a fair and equitable solution to fund transit.
Queens transit riders oppose MTA fare hikes and service cuts and support bridge tolls.
Enrique Peñalosa encourages New Yorker activists to fight for positive change and Bus Rapid Transit.
Check out this profile of one of NYC's great neighborhood activists and how she gets things done.
Streetsblog's Aaron Naparstek talks with drivers about their commute and congestion pricing.
Executive Director Mark Gorton interviews NY Times' Ethics columnist Randy Cohen about urban automobility.
Brooklynites talk about the travails of riding buses from Bay Ridge to lower Manhattan.
London driver Barny Crocker offers up some anecdotes about Congestion Charging.