The Mayor got some attention in Times Square yesterday:
Mayor leads Times Square rally for congestion plan
Bloomberg Taps Image of Asthmatic Girl to Promote Traffic Plan
MIKE RALLIES 'ROUND HIS CONGE$T QUEST
Medical studies, including one published in the Lancet medical journal earlier this year, have found links between vehicle emissions and respiratory ailments.
The Bloomberg administration predicts traffic would decrease by 6 percent within the zone, from 86th Street to the Battery, but the city's asthma rates are highest in neighborhoods outside that area.
(And how phony does the rally look?)
Clock ticks for traffic fee
Two teenage cousins from Soundview, Neil Best and Caedon Wade, wore the shirts but didn’t know much about congestion pricing. They showed up because one of the groups was paying $10 an hour.
However, it's cheaper to drive:
Under congest plan, driving still cheaper than bus
Photo from NY Post