Tag Archives: congestion pricing

NJ Gov Condemns Manhattan Congestion Pricing Plan

Gothamist reports: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is defending the text message to state E-ZPass users that urged them to publicly comment against the MTA’s congestion pricing program proposal. The message, which was sent this weekend and which made the rounds on social media, simply said congestion pricing “will increase cost and congestion for NJ drivers.” The MTA is in …

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NYC Issues Long-Awaited Congestion Pricing Analysis

Gothamist reports: A plan to toll drivers who enter Manhattan south of 60th Street as much as $23 during rush hour could reduce car traffic by as much as 20%, the MTA found in a new analysis released Wednesday. The congestion pricing assessment considered a range of tolling schemes for vehicles, including one that charged as little as $9 during …

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NYC Congestion Pricing May Happen, Trump Blocked It

Gothamist reports: Mayor Bill de Blasio is hoping to pressure the MTA to move forward—and more quickly—with its congestion pricing program. He said he’ll appoint the city’s representative to the six-person panel that will determine the charges and exemptions drivers will face, and is asking the MTA to have it up and running by next year. Congestion pricing would create …

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NEW YORK: State Lawmakers Agree To First-In-Nation Congestion Pricing Plan For Manhattan Commuters

The New York Times reports: After weeks of intraparty bickering, the New York State Legislature and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo agreed to a $175 billion budget early Sunday morning, packed with a bevy of progressive programs, including changes to the cash bail system, a new tax on high-end homes and a novel plan to charge motorists to drive into Manhattan’s …

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Congestion Pricing Goes Into Effect For Manhattan

NY 1 reports: Yellow taxis are both an iconic symbol of New York City and the mode of transportation of choice for many commuters. But those sitting behind the wheel and in the backseat of these cabs are coming to terms with their new, costlier reality. A congestion pricing surcharge for all for-hire vehicles traveling through some parts of Manhattan …

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Cuomo Pitches First In Nation Congestion Pricing For Manhattan, Drivers Would Pay $11.52 Below Midtown

The New York Times reports: Driving a car into the busiest parts of Manhattan could cost $11.52 under a major proposal prepared for Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo that would make New York the first city in the United States with a pay-to-drive plan. Similar traffic charges are already used in cities like Singapore, Stockholm, London and Milan, but New York …

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