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House panel debates merits of congestion pricing

House panel debates merits of congestion pricing
SEPTEMBER 12, 2019
Tyson Fisher

Several stakeholders testifying during a House hearing regarding traffic congestion agreed that the nation is facing a major problem. However, the panel and lawmakers were split on whether or not congestion pricing such as tolling is the right way to address the issue.

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, the House Highways and Transit subcommittee held a hearing titled “Pricing and Technology Strategies to Address Congestion on and Financing of America’s Roads.” Lawmakers and six stakeholders debated whether tolling, congestion pricing or even a fuel tax is the best way to solve congestion across the nation.

The panel of witnesses weighed in... FULL ARTICLE

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