Congestion Pricing Passed in New York, but Can It Be a National Solution to Traffic?
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.
Can Traffic Pollution Negatively Affect Student Performance?
A working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research indicates that higher levels of pollution can lead to behavioral and academic problems.
Is It Time for U.S. Cities to Consider Implementing Congestion Charges?
New York City could soon be the first American urban center to implement this strategy to ease congestion and speed up commute times.
Does Expensive Parking Really Discourage City Driving?
A pioneer large-scale study suggests the common strategy to get people riding public transportation does, in fact, work.
The City of the Future: Can Los Angeles Reinvent Itself All Over Again?
Three bold plans to turn L.A. into a better, more sustainable version of itself, one that will be able to meet the formidable water, air, and climate challenges of the 21st century.
Carpooling May Not Be Silver Bullet for Congestion
A study of peak-hour traffic along the thousand-plus miles of high-occupancy vehicle routes in California shows that carpooling may not be the best solution for solving the state's — not to mention the nation's — traffic congestion problem.