The failure of the subway system provided political will for the policy, but it might be harder to rally support for congestion pricing in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Boston.
A combination of a decaying subway system, low gas prices, and ride-hailing services has made traffic in Manhattan worse than ever.
New York City could soon be the first American urban center to implement this strategy to ease congestion and speed up commute times.
Our vaunted highway system is toast, and will cost a trillion dollars or so to repair. Could user fees pay the freight?