Mark Boyer

Infographic: How Congestion Pricing Works

by , 07/03/13

Traffic jam, congestion, highway traffic, rush hour traffic, tilt-shift, depth of fieldPhoto via Shutterstock

Congestion charging is one of the most effective tools that local governments have to discourage people from driving their cars in cities during peak hours, helping to reduce air pollution and congestion while raising revenues for cities — but it’s also one of the most controversial. Cities from London to Stockholm and Singapore have implemented congestion pricing schemes, but do they really work? This new infographic produced by Liam Fisher and Car Finance 24/7 takes a close look at several congestion pricing case studies and the positive and negative impacts they have produced. View the complete infographic after the jump!


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