Introduction to Congestion Charging: A Guide for Practitioners in Developing Cities (58 page pdf, Dirk Van Amelsfort and Viktoria Swedish, the Asian Development Bank, 2015)
Today we review a comprehensive guide that describes the various steps necessary to develop and then implement a successful congestion charging system, borrowing on examples of established systems in Stockholm, London and Singapore, among others. Although aimed at developing countries, many of the principles and preparations needed are common to the developed world as well – such as, being prepared with responses to eight objections or concerns often made to any such scheme. The underlying objective has to include elements of fairness of application, as well as environmental and economic benefits with as few exemptions to being charged as possible.
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