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New York City is poised to be the first US city to charge a fee to drivers in an effort to reduce traffic and raise funds for public transport. How might it work and what can it learn from London? The proposal, passed by state lawmakers in March, is set to begin in 2021 and aims to raise $1bn (£765m) annually. How the policy will be enforced remains to be seen, but experts forecast the fee to be around $11 (£8.50) per car. London, Singapore and Stockholm also have congestion fees and other American cities are considering such tolls. HOW WILL THE TOLL WORK? No enforcement policy has been crafted yet, but the fee is expected to be enforced by a network of cameras around the city and sensors placed on registered vehicles. Full story

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