“It’s disproportionately Black and brown neighborhoods that were divided by highway projects because they didn’t have the political capital to resist,” Buttigieg said on Sunday. "We have a chance to get that right.”
The problem, of course, is America's car culture itself: Most commuters don't take public transit and view congestion pricing as a tax, making it a huge political lift, even if there's a groundswell of support for reform, these experts added.
Government workers are turning to Uber and Lyft on business trips, with a 922-percent increase in spending last year, newly released records from the General Services Administratiaon show. At the same time, workers are using less transit.