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Report Released on International Experience with Road Pricing Schemes

Shirley Ybarra
June 9, 2010, 11:16am

Transportation Research Board and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released a report entitled:  International Scan:  Reducing Congestion & Funding Transportation Using Road Pricing.  The scan team looked at the road pricing schemes being used around the world with the purpose of identifying new ideas and practical, workable models for integrating road pricing approaches into policies and programs.  The findings are intended to identify best practices from international experience that will assist the US practitioners and policy makers.

The team co-chaired by Vance Smith, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Transportation along with Bob Arnold, FHWA visited Sweden, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Germany, the Czech Republic and the Netherlands in December 2009. 

Briefly the major findings are:

An excellent report and can be found in its entirety here.


Shirley Ybarra is Senior Transportation Policy Analyst


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