Tag Archives: congestion pricing

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National Links: The Return of SB50

Every day at The Overhead Wire we collect news about cities and send the links to our email list.¬† At the end of the week we take some of the most popular stories and post them to Greater Greater Washington, a group blog similar to streets.mn that focuses on urban issues in the D.C. region. […]

Chart of the Day: User Revenue vs. Highway Spending Gap over Time

This is something we’ve written about many times before, but here’s a straightforward chart for you this Friday afternoon. The cumulative¬†“general fund” spending on highways, from an article in City Observatory: The author, Joe Cortright, makes the case that we need to move towards better user fees for roads and driving, which is again something […]

Interview with Tom Fisher about Congestion Pricing in the Twin Cities

A while ago I was attending a parking policy seminar as part of my role as a Saint Paul Planning Commissioner. We had a great panel discussing how to cure our downtowns of their¬†predilections for surface parking lots (among other things). One of the guests was University of Minnesota Design School Dean Tom Fisher, who […]