Comment 87696

By JMorse (registered) | Posted April 05, 2013 at 18:59:31 in reply to Comment 87682

The answer is GPS based road pricing. Already in widespread use for the transport industry in the EU, it measures more than just controlled access highways. No expensive gantries are required at on/off ramps. Road segments can be added to the billing system if local roads are overused by through traffic, or removed if local users are unfairly punished.

Adoption of such a system for personal vehicles is another story. The Dutch perhaps have come the closest so far. One look at the level the discussion must reach before even coming close, shows we have a long way to go:

Comment edited by JMorse on 2013-04-05 19:04:17

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