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Special Report 242 CURBING GRIDLOCK Peak-Period Fees To Relieve Traffic Congestion VOLUME I Committee Report and Recommendations Committee for Study on Urban Transportation Congestion Pricing Transportation Research Board Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL National Academy Press Washington, D.C. 1994
Transportation Research Board Special Report 242 Volumes 1 and 2 ISSN 0360-859X ISBN 0-309-05504-0 (Vol. l} ISBN 0-309-05505-9 (Vol. 2} L.C. Catalog Card No . 94-16817 Subscriber Category IA planning and administration Transportation Research Board publications are available by ordering directly from TRB. They may also be obtained on a regular basis through organizational or individual affiliation with TRB ; affiliates or library subscribers are eligible for substantial discounts. For further information, write to the Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D .C. 20418. Copyright 1994 by the National Academy of Sciences . All rights reserved. Prmted m the umted Mates ot Amem:a. NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competencies and with regard for appropriate balance. The report has been reviewed by a group other than the authors according to the procedures approved by the Report Review Commiiiee, consisting of the members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The study was sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board. Curbing gridlock : peak-period fees to relieve traffic congestion I Transportation Research Board, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council. p. cm. - (Special report : 242) Contents: v. 1. Committee report and recommendations - v. 2. Commissioned papers. ISBN 0-309-05504-0 (v. 1) . - ISBN 0-309-05505-9 (v. 2) 1. Congestion pricing-United States. 2. Traffic congestion- United States. 3. Transportation-Government policy-United States. I. National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board. II. Title. Ill. Series: Special report (National Research Council (U.S .). Transportation Research Board) : 242. HE336.C66N37 1994 388.3'12-dc20 ISSN 0360-859X 94-16817 CIP Cover design: Karen L. White Cover photograph courtesy California Department of Transportation