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New York’s traffic is becoming worse as more and more people commute to work, and New York is no exception, according to a new study.
Researchers at the New York University Transportation Research Institute (NYUTRI) analysed traffic data for the city from the start of last year until June of this year.
They found that between July and September, traffic congestion increased by 18% on average in the city.
In comparison, traffic in the US as a whole saw a decline of about 10%.
According to the study, New York had one of the worst congestion patterns in the world, with traffic levels in the boroughs of Queens and Brooklyn reaching a whopping 40% of the average.
The study also found that the number of car crashes in the state had reached an all-time high, with the death toll at nearly 1,400, as of December.
In the city of New York, congestion is a real problem, and one that should not be ignored.
But in the past few years, there has been an increasing amount of discussion about traffic congestion, particularly on the issue of congestion pricing, which is the idea that the amount of congestion charged to drivers should be based on their actual driving behaviour.
While this has long been seen as a good idea, there is a growing body of evidence suggesting that the idea of congestion charges can backfire on the drivers who are charged.
“The most significant impact of congestion charging is that it pushes drivers to spend less time in congested areas, which increases the likelihood of a crash,” Professor Michael Zappala, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, told the BBC.
“That’s why congestion charging has been a contentious issue in the United States.
It’s one of many ways that congestion charges make it harder for drivers to find a reasonable price to charge.
And that’s not just for traffic jams.”
Zappala also pointed out that while congestion charges are a solution to an existing problem, the concept is inherently problematic.
“They can be used for other kinds of congestion, such as congestion during work hours,” he said.
“We know from other studies that congestion is an important predictor of car accidents, and congestion charges also have the effect of making it harder to get on the road.”
Zoppala also noted that while a congestion charge would increase the cost of driving in New Jersey, it wouldn’t make up for the costs drivers in the region would have to pay to get around New York.
According to Zappalas study, traffic costs to New Yorkers rose by an average of 13% in the first three months of the year.
In addition, there was a 7% increase in the number and severity of traffic fatalities, which accounted for about half of the increase in traffic deaths.
This is the second study that has highlighted the effect that congestion pricing has on drivers.
A 2015 study from the Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis found that people who were charged more to drive in New Orleans experienced a 4% increase of car accident and collision deaths.
A similar study from New York State University found that motorists in New Yorkers who were asked to pay more to travel were more likely to crash.
According the NYUTRF study, drivers are currently being charged a total of $1,973 a year for the privilege of driving.
A typical driver would have been charged $2,742 a year in 2017, but the study found that drivers were being charged $1.957 a year now.
The New York Times recently published a piece by two academics who argued that congestion charging was likely not a good option.
One of the authors, David Czerny, told New York Magazine that congestion fees have been a bad idea for decades.
In an op-ed published by the Wall Street Journal last week, Czenny said that while the idea was a good one in the early days, the idea now is that congestion will cause drivers to lose money.
“It will be a boon to the big carmakers, but that’s a recipe for financial ruin for New Yorkers,” Czentry said.
“And it will create a climate in which drivers will pay more for their fuel and to get there, because they’re going to drive less.”