CHICAGO
07/14/2010 11:14 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Congestion Pricing: Paying Extra To Drive In The Fast Lane?

Already plagued by the nation's third-worst traffic congestion with little hope of building a way out of gridlock, Chicago-area motorists need to seriously consider whether they're willing to pay more to avoid traffic jams, transportation experts say. A new study by the Metropolitan Planning Council and the Illinois Tollway suggests it's time for Chicago to embrace "congestion pricing."

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