実践ビジネス英語 2019/12/27 L18 (6)Fighting Traffic in New York
Well, the starting in 2021 New York will introduce congestion pricing. Charging a fee to motorists who entered the central sections of Manhattan during busy periods. If properly implemented, congestion pricing can make crowded cities safer, cleaner, and easier for drivers, cyclist and pedestrians to navigate. It’s proven to be effective in places like London, Stockholm and Singapore. But the congestion charge also raises equity issues, since rich people are best able to move closer to work, or change their schedules to avoid the steep cost.
It’s said to have accelerated the gentrification of central London.
That will be ??? to keep eye on. Changes like that mustn’t be allowed to just benefit a limited already privileged section of society.No tags for this post.