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The Commute: Self-Driving Cars Can’t Cure Traffic, but Economics Can

The Commute: Self-Driving Cars Can’t Cure Traffic, but Economics Can

Ride-hailing services like Lyft and Uber have led to increased traffic in New York City, a study showed.
Uber Endorses Charging Drivers to Use Congested Roads

Uber Endorses Charging Drivers to Use Congested Roads

“Road pricing” would smooth traffic—and encourage travelers to use UberPOOL.
Uber Endorses Charging Drivers to Use Congested Roads

Uber Endorses Charging Drivers to Use Congested Roads

“Road pricing” would smooth traffic—and encourage travelers to use UberPOOL.
New York’s Tilt Toward Congestion Pricing Was Years in the Making

New York’s Tilt Toward Congestion Pricing Was Years in the Making

Motorists entering Manhattan over the Manhattan Bridge. For decades urban planners, city officials and others have pursued the idea of charging drivers to enter the most congested areas of Manhattan.
A $40 Toll to Drive 10 Miles? It Happened on Virginia’s I-66

A $40 Toll to Drive 10 Miles? It Happened on Virginia’s I-66

Drivers on Interstate 66 in Northern Virginia are being charged a variable toll based on traffic and distance traveled. On Tuesday morning, it reached $40.
A $40 Toll to Drive 10 Miles? It Happened on Virginia’s I-66

A $40 Toll to Drive 10 Miles? It Happened on Virginia’s I-66

Drivers on Interstate 66 in Northern Virginia are being charged a variable toll based on traffic and distance traveled. On Tuesday morning, it reached $40.

Congestion is so bad in Washington D.C., tolls hit $40 last week

The idea behind demand-based toll pricing is simple: When a road is overcrowded by vehicles, increase the price of tolls to dissuade more drivers. When…
New York’s Next Subway Chief Will Mull Closing Lines for Repairs

New York’s Next Subway Chief Will Mull Closing Lines for Repairs

Andy Byford, the chief executive of the Toronto Transit Commission, is scheduled to become president of New York City Transit next month. He said he would consider closing subway lines to more rapidly
Your Uber Car Creates Congestion. Should You Pay a Fee to Ride?

Your Uber Car Creates Congestion. Should You Pay a Fee to Ride?

Traffic in Midtown Manhattan during rush hour this year. The traffic landscape in Manhattan has undergone a remarkable shift — the problem is not just the congestion coming in, but the congestion that
Op-Ed Columnist: How to Get New York Moving Again

Op-Ed Columnist: How to Get New York Moving Again

Drivers wait in traffic during the morning rush hour in Midtown Manhattan.
On His First Day, Transit Chief Rode the Subway Into Work

On His First Day, Transit Chief Rode the Subway Into Work

Andy Byford began his first official day on Tuesday as president of New York City Transit by riding the subway from Grand Central Terminal to his office in Lower Manhattan.

Cuomo Pushes for NYC Funding for Subway Repairs, Congestion Pricing

Governor Andrew Cuomo outlined his plan for repairing New York City's subway system during his fiscal year 2019 executive budget address.
Cuomo’s Congestion Pricing for New York City Begins to Take Shape

Cuomo’s Congestion Pricing for New York City Begins to Take Shape

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s plan to charge drivers in Manhattan’s most congested neighborhoods finally began to take shape in his budget address on Tuesday as he ruled out tolls on bridges in favor of
Congestion Plan for Manhattan Gets Mixed Reviews

Congestion Plan for Manhattan Gets Mixed Reviews

Mayor Bill de Blasio, in a shift, expressed openness on Friday to a congestion pricing plan proposed by a task force appointed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

NYC Could Become First American City to Charge for Driving a Car

Drivers entering the busiest parts of Manhattan could be charged close to $12.

MTA Denies Agency Drove Up Number of Power-Related Subway Delays

The MTA is under fire amid a report finding that staffers were pushed to drive up the number of power-related subway delays.

Subway Squabble: New York Officials Lash Out Over MTA Funding

Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposal to make the city pay more to fix the subways.
Mayor Forces Delay of Cuomo’s Plan to Renovate 33 Subway Stations

Mayor Forces Delay of Cuomo’s Plan to Renovate 33 Subway Stations

The transit board on Wednesday delayed a $1 billion proposal by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to renovate and add amenities to 33 subway stations. The mayor had opposed the plan.
Now the Real Work Begins on a Manhattan Congestion Plan

Now the Real Work Begins on a Manhattan Congestion Plan

Traffic on the F.D.R. Drive near the Manhattan Bridge. A state task force recently recommended charging drivers to enter the most congested parts of Manhattan as a way to ease traffic and also raise