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You Want Congestion Pricing? Be Specific.

It’s every wonk’s favorite traffic-relief prescription. But getting road fees right is really complicated.
Some congestion, after all, is good.
Some congestion, after all, is good. Mary Altaffer/AP

This time it was going to be different.

Last August, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York told the New York Times that “congestion pricing is an idea whose time has come” for New York City.