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congestion pricing
 n.— «The debate over what is called congestion pricing—charging a fee for the use of the city streets in high traffic areas during rush hour—is set to heat up.» —“Does New York Suffer From A Soviet Traffic System?” by Edward L. Glaeser The Sun (New York City) May 25, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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