Effects of Full-Facility Variable Tolling on Traveler Behavior

  title={Effects of Full-Facility Variable Tolling on Traveler Behavior},
  author={Sean Peirce and Sean M. Puckett and Margaret Petrella and Paul Minnice and Jane E. Lappin},
  journal={Transportation Research Record},
  pages={74 - 82}
Variable tolling was implemented on the SR-520 Bridge in the Seattle, Washington, region in 2011 as part of a federally funded initiative to reduce traffic congestion. R-520 tolls varied by time of day up to a maximum of $3.50 each way ($5 for nontransponder payments). A nearby parallel facility, Interstate 90, remained a toll-free alternative across Lake Washington. Tolling was accompanied by investments in public transit and traffic management technologies and by efforts to promote… 

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