Apparently, MUNICIPAL-CAR USE IS IN HIGH GEAR. Perhaps someone should take the freebies away from the mayor's staff and then see how congested downtown is.
Meanwhile, King Tweeder Congressman Joseph Crowley is reportedly in favor of congestion pricing. Way to represent your constituents, Joey!
Queens Leader Supports Bloomberg’s Traffic Plan
As you may know, the Mayor appoints criminal and family court judges and the congressman is the Queens county party chair...
How about that renaming of Queens Boulevard for your predecessor? In favor of that, too? Oh, that was a silly question.
How about this?
Mayor pushes for new LIRR, Metro-North stations and this: Mayor: Rail riders benefit from traffic fee
These are areas “that historically have been underserved by public transport into Manhattan,” Bloomberg said.
On the contrary, Elmhurst and Corona are 2 neighborhoods that already have multiple subway stations. HOW ARE PEOPLE GETTING TO THEM, MIKE?
When an announcement is made that the subway will reach all the way out to the Nassau County line, we'll be impressed.
Update - New poll shows even more people opposed to congestion pricing than before:
Majority oppose NYC congestion plan: Crain's poll
Photo from NY1