Pollution Free Cities

Congestion pricing: the political viability of a neoliberal spatial mobility proposal in London, Stockholm, and New York City(23 page pdf, Themis Chronopoulos, Urban Research & Practice, Jul. 2012)

Today we review an article that looks at the political factors behind the success or failure of congestion charging systems in Europe and the USA. Several key factors are at play that vary by geography and seem to involve class privileges: the clash between middle income and high income groups most affected by the charges and the need to have a plan to use congestion charge revenue in a fair way to improve other mobility options, principally mass transit which favours the low income sector.

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I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
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