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Could Managed Toll Lanes Break Boston's Gridlock?24:04
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Early afternoon bumper-to-bumper traffic on 93 in Milton (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Early afternoon bumper-to-bumper traffic on 93 in Milton (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

By some measures, Boston's rush hour traffic is the worst in the country.

Gov. Charlie Baker has resisted ideas like congestion pricing as a way to reduce traffic. But he says he may support a different idea: managed toll lanes.

So are they the answer we're looking for?

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Chris Dempsey, director of the nonprofit Transportation for Massachusetts and former assistant secretary of transportation. He tweets @cdempc.

Charlie Chieppo, senior fellow at the Pioneer Institute and head of Chieppo Strategies. He tweets @CharlieChieppo.

David Wickert, transportation reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He tweets @dwickert.

This segment aired on August 19, 2019.

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