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Exploring Price Signals and Market Mechanisms for Reducing Gridlock in NYC

5:54 PM EST on November 27, 2006

Traffic congestion is a defining characteristic of NYC living -- but that doesn't mean we have to accept it. Human health, community livability and economic activity are all compromised by the number of cars that cram onto our limited street space each day. A growing number of activists and policy makers have called for the adoption of price-based approaches, such as congestion relief or curb pricing, to address the problem in an effective and equitable manner. Join internationally known energy and transportation economist Charles Komanoff for an informative discussion of these and other options.

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