For years, drivers in London, Stockholm, Milan, and a few other international cities have been subject to congestion charges – fees paid by drivers to enter highly trafficked areas in peak times. Since 2003, private car use in central London has declined by 30%.
New York lawmakers have approved a daily charge on motor vehicles entering Manhattan below 61st Street, going into effect in 2021. The proceeds will be used to fix N.Y.C.’s ailing subway lines. Philadelphia and L.A. are considering similar plans.
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