This report takes stock of scientific findings to date regarding the distributional effects of policies discouraging car use in urban areas. These policies include cordon tolls, distance-based charges,
london has decided to impose stricter standards for polluting vehicles. Under the low emission zones (lez) programme coming into effect on February 4, 2008, lorry, bus and other coaches can be
new York City is set to go green. Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently announced his ambitious "planyc-2030' for a "greener and greater' New York. The following are the highpoints of the plan
Toll road triggers protests
Last fortnight, when the world's richest Indian Lakshmi Mittal visited Kolkata, the city of his youth, he was thrilled to see change. Mittal told the media that the biggest difference he saw was the many flyovers dotting the city skyline and "disciplined traffic".