Why “Congestion Pricing” Wouldn’t Work With Klimt

“Congestion pricing” for access to the Neue Gallerie to see the newly-acquired Klimt painting might have had the reverse effect its owners wanted. “The plan to raise prices on Wednesdays from $15 to $50 was rapidly abandoned after visitors took exception to such naked elitism, but it’s unlikely the plan would have worked anyway.” Make something expensive and elite, and more people, not fewer, would have clamored to get in.