Could congestion pricing work in LA?

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110 freeway during rush hour. Photo credit: Prayitno/CC BY 2.0, via Flickr

Would you pay $4 to drive to the west side? A new study says charging a fee would reduce traffic by a lot. The reasoning: if you make drivers pay, some will carpool or choose public transportation, walking, or biking instead. The study was done by The Southern California Association of Governments.

Credits

Guest:
Darin Chidsey - Interim Executive Director of Southern California Association of Governments

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Yael Even Or, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Caitlin Plummer, Rosalie Atkinson, Adriana Cargill