Tolling by Time Reduces Congestion and Improves Air Quality

Publication Date: September 2010

Publisher: National Center for Policy Analysis (U.S.)

Author(s): H. Sterling Burnett

Research Area: Environment

Keywords: air quality; traffic; carbon dioxide

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


Traffic congestion is a growing problem in many metropolitan areas. Congestion increases travel time, air pollution, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and fuel use because cars cannot run efficiently.