The environmental and health benefits expected to result from lighter traffic are fairly modest—congestion pricing will reduce pollution between 2 and 4 percent, according to the Mayor’s figures.
Happy Bedfellows Spend Big for Mayor’s Plan
Oh boy, what a difference! Let's implement this boondoggle immediately. We'll ask questions later...
As a State Legislator who is faced with deciding whether or not to approve the Congestion Pricing Plans proposed by the Mayor of the City of New York, I must ask: who is really going to benefit from these plans, and who is going to suffer from their impact?
Diaz's Congestion Pricing Problems
CONGE$TION PLAN IN A JAM
Hey we said ask questions later, ok?
I love The Commuter Diaries in the NY Press. It's too bad they didn't print mine.
A veteran cabbie rails against ‘Bloomberg’s Playground’
"Soon, the people living in the boroughs will be rowing over boats from Long Island City, storming the beaches."
I have my oars right here...
Hey what happened at that forum in Astoria?
No matter how you slice it, someone loses with a commuter tax
So could you say that even with a congestion charge the MTA might raise subway fares anyway? No one on the panel was equipped to answer, but if anyone believes the fare won’t rise—whether the new charge passes or not—have I got a bridge to sell you...since congestion charge advocates expect traffic at the Triboro Bridge to increase as part of the plan, things aren’t getting any better.
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