Region Focus

Spring 2006

The End of the "Free" Ride: Tolls bring home the true cost of roads

With traffic congestion worsening, transportation economists are emphasizing pricing tools to make drivers think about how much highways really cost.
By Betty Joyce Nash

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Coalfields Expressway PPTA ProjectVirginia Department of Transportation

“Report to Congress on Public-Private Partnerships.” U.S. Dept. of Transportation, December 2004.

Samuel, Peter. “Traffic Congestion and Reliability: Linking Solutions to Problems.” Cambridge Systematics Inc. and the Texas Transportation Institute, July 2004.

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