Boro reps protest mayor's new commuter tax
"People are going to drive their cars not because they love their cars, but because they don't have any other legitimate transit options," [Liu] said.
On Board: Congestion management fee just a commuter tax
Why should residents of the outer boroughs who pay the same taxes as those living in Manhattan - remember, we all live in New York City - be singled out for this commuter tax?
Congestion Pricing Debate
“It is a regressive tax that hits the poorest hardest, and doesn’t deter the better-off.”
More 'Nays' From Queens For Mayor's 'Congestion' Plan
The News analysis found that six community board areas in Queens were among the top 10 in the city from which the most Manhattan-bound motorists travel each day. Board 7 in Northeast Queens topped the list with 8,700 vehicles going into Manhattan, Board 13 in Southeast Queens had 6,800 and Board 5 (Ridgewood, Maspeth Glendale, Middle Village and South Elmhurst) had 5,800.