Unformatted text preview: to get through fast in a HOT lane would have to pay a fee depending on the time. • Adverse affects of tolls can be exemplified in Singapore where they tolled the main roads which cleared them up during rush hour but caused major congestion on “backroads”. • London – charges a toll and fines if the toll doesent pay, seemed to get the price right so it worked. • Hong, Kong, China- serious congestion problems, people who drive want all people’s taxes to pay for new roads, people who don’t drive want tolls to get drivers to pay for the problem. • Japan has incredibly high tolls, causes people to go to extreme measures such as purchasing plane tickets for a destination 200 miles away rather than drive. • Conclusion: its hard to price highways correctly....
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- Spring '08
- Economics, japan, Road, Toll road