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Radical Remedy Improves Traffic in London

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Radical Remedy Improves Traffic in London

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Radical Remedy Improves Traffic in London

Radical Remedy Improves Traffic in London

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Gridlock in London has improved in the two years since the city began charging drivers the equivalent of $10 per day to enter the central business district. Since 2003, officials say traffic has thinned by 15 percent and moves an average of 37 percent faster.