In a time where we are struggling, as a city and as an economy, with the issue of affordable housing, when dedicated middle class housing developments are being bought by speculators for billions of dollars and when the state is revaluating its role in subsidizing market-rate residential development, should we be codifying prejudice against our outer-borough neighbors? No.
Without Money in the City
New York City is in danger of losing itself. Our city is rich, almost beyond measure, but we're supposed to be rich in a "I still buy my coffee from the cart on the corner" and "I buy paper towels in bulk" sort of way. Congestion pricing just isn't us. It's a mistake.
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