20 Alerts From the TRAFFIC CONGESTION Tag


Paying More for Less Service: oos E-Newsletter #534

By 2021, New York City will begin charging drivers who enter Manhattan below Central Park under the guise of congestion pricing. No one is surprised. City and state officials have been trying to make this happen for years. The rare alignment of views between the governor, the mayor, and the state legislature─each likely motivated by […]

Are Cyclists Vision Zero Zealots—Readers’ Responses: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #525

Last week, we emailed and posted on our website a guest newsletter entitled Are Cyclists Vision Zero Zealots? written by Eric Berg, an oos Board Member, an oos Life Member, an avid sport bicyclist, and a staunch defender of motorists’ rights. Readers, including some of whom (like Eric) are bicyclists, responded with interesting perspectives which […]

The Next Ten Years – Readers’ Edition, Part 2: oos E-Newsletter #523

In oos E-Newsletter #520, The Next Ten Years, Jim Walker, Gary Biller, and Steve Carrellas provided their thoughts — limited by the oos to less than 300 words — on the significant challenges that motorists and the oos will face over the next decade. We asked readers to chime in with their thoughts and published […]

National Academies Report Demands $70 Billion In Highway Tolls, Taxes: oos E-Newsletter #521

“This article originally appeared on TheNewspaper.com, (“Driving Politics”) and is reprinted with their kind permission.”  Federally funded report explores the possibility of turning every mile of interstate highway into a toll road. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine on Thursday released a report saying motorists ought to pay up to $70 billion in higher […]

Covert Facial Recognition Street Lights—Coming Soon to a Neighborhood near You?: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #514

From guest writer Joe Cadillic of the MassPrivtel Blog A recent Reuter’s article revealed that ST Engineering has been awarded $5.5 million to install facial recognition street lights in Singapore. ST’s smart street lights come equipped with sensors, LED screens and covert cameras already installed. Incredibly, ST claims their spying street lights can bring “healthcare benefits to residents.” […]