This is starting to sound similar to a doctor prescribing Viagra for clogged arteries - It will cost the user big bucks and will do nothing to alleviate the problem:
Bloomberg's Congestion Pricing Plan: A Modest Proposal After All
"At just $8 a car (compared to twice that in London), traffic will diminish by a mere 6.3 percent; speeds will accelerate by 7.2 percent. If the average speed is 15 m.p.h., that means an increase to 16.08 m.p.h."
Here's more from WCBS880.com:
NYC Congestion Problem
Gridlock Sam weighs in too:
Is Congestion Pricing a Good Idea?
Map from NY Press.