Editor’s note: A version of this article originally appeared on Greater Greater Washington and is republished with permission. Congestion pricing is a strategy that charges drivers more for using road space during peak demand times. It’s an idea with many potential benefits, from reducing traffic to improving the environment. But congestion pricing also draws criticism around […]
Participants in a study who received cash for choosing modes of transport that are most beneficial to society ended up driving far less than study participants who did not get the reward — a finding that suggests that the U.S. could reduce many car trips if existing auto-centric incentives were altered.