Title: Suburban gridlock / Robert Cervero.
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Center for Urban Policy Research, c1986.
248 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Location: Fine Arts Library
Call Number: HE355.3.C64 C47 1986
Status: Available, check location
Call#: Van Pelt Library HE336.C66 N37 1994
Gridlock's Other Toll
In a matter of weeks, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is expected to issue his report on what New York needs to do to sustain itself as a desirable destination for residents, businesses and visitors. The report, called PlaNYC 2030, is intended to be an important guidepost for the city's future. Done right, it could become a global model and an important piece of Mr. Bloomberg's legacy.
To get there, though, the mayor will have to deal aggressively with a vexing problem, traffic congestion. If that piece of the plan falls short, the rest of Mr. Bloomberg's vision won't much matter. In just a couple of decades, New York is expected to add nearly a million more people. To have any hope of keeping people moving, the city will need to take real and substantial action to unclog its roads - including some form of congestion fee and other disincentives to driving on the busiest streets.