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Mollie Cohen D'Agostino, Paige Pellaton, Brittany White
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As cities, particularly the Central Business Districts (CBD) of cities, continue to deal with high levels of congestion, planners and policy makers have increasingly looked to travel pricing schemes to help control congestion.

One such travel pricing scheme is congestion pricing. Congestion pricing involves setting up a cordon zone using electronic tolling equipment around a select area of a city, usually the CBD. Then travelers driving into the cordon zone are charged a fee and the money raised from these fees is reinvested into other transportation projects. In theory, congestion pricing reduces demand for travel into the cordon zone and helps raise revenues for other infrastructure projects.

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Institute of Transportation Studies
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Equitable Congestion Pricing
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