Congestion in Latin American Cities: Innovative Approaches for a Critical Issue

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Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development(OECD)
Available from: 
September 2020
Paper author(s): 
Juan Pablo Bocarejo
Topic: 
Demographic Economics - Migration
Year: 
2021

This paper surveys trends in private vehicle use in Latin American cities and related government policies. It discusses the Colombian government’s initiatives to adopt congestion charging in major cities, highlights the political constraints encountered, and discusses policy changes adopted in response. The paper presents modelling results for the impact of different congestion charging proposals and identifies the principal challenges for adopting them.

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