Seattle's road pricing experiment

Greg Mawkin’s blog links to an interesting article on the Seattle’s road pricing experiment. Apparently: ‘participants took 5 percent fewer auto trips and drove 2.5 percent fewer miles each weekday because of the tolls. The drop was even more dramatic during peak-traffic periods, when tolls were highest: 10 percent fewer trips and 4 percent fewer miles in the morning, 6 percent fewer trips and 11 percent fewer miles at night.’

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