Note: This article was originally a guest post in the Seattle Transit Blog. If done right, congestion pricing can reduce pollution and improve mobility. Seattle has a traffic problem. According to the 2018 Global Traffic Scorecard, Seattle is the 6th most congested...
In 2018, the City of Seattle announced plans to develop a strategy aimed at reducing congestion and pollution by pricing downtown roads. TCC is working to ensure the policy does not disproportionately harm low-income people by bringing community-based organizations into the early stages of the planning process and collaborating on a national level to inform possible policies and programs.
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