Well what do you know. The good news in Tuesday’s initial report of Metro Vancouver’s Mobility Pricing Independent Commission, struck last year to come up with ways to relieve the region’s crippling traffic congestion, is not just that it has put mobility pricing — road pricing, tolls, or as the commission calls it, decongestion charging — squarely on the province’s political agenda: it’s that the idea was not dismissed out of hand by political leaders. 917 more words
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By Dom Nozzi
November 12, 2012
I am enraged.
During the time that I was a town and transportation planner in Gainesville, Florida, the Gainesville regional transportation planning organization (which is composed of elected city and county commissioners – the “MTPO”) voted to spend $20 million public dollars to synchronize traffic signals. 557 more words
Counties, city lack enough money for projects to reduce congestion and improve safety.
Could the cure for Metro Vancouver’s congestion woes be nestled in the mountains north of the city?
The Resort Municipality of Whistler has been experimenting with its own program to handle traffic trouble, and says it’s paying dividends. 485 more words
State and local leaders are planning for technology that could ease traffic congestion, accidents and pollution.
If you’ve ever found yourself stuck in traffic on a freeway surrounded by other drivers, know that it’s all because a computer isn’t driving your car. 39 more words
Gov. Kate Brown announces Monday the opening date of the thoroughfare will be in early January
Gov. Kate Brown, federal and state representatives, local officials and community members gathered together on a chilly Monday afternoon to celebrate the near completion of the Newberg-Dundee bypass with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. 10 more words