NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Long-awaited congestion pricing is about to get its first real road test in Midtown Manhattan, but the roll-out is ripe with concerns and complaints. 296 more words
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My hubby has done an absolutely hilarious post over at Ricochet, and I just had to let my followers here see it. The new mayor of Seattle is seriously considering imposition of “congestion pricing” to discourage people from driving into the city in their own automobiles, and “reduce vehicle emissions” to counter “climate change” (as if one city can have even a tiny effect on “climate change”!!) This will make you laugh out loud! 1,044 more words
Yellow cab drivers and everyday New Yorkers are up in arms over a new state fee that will impose a surcharge on yellow taxis and for-hire vehicles like Uber and Lyft to fight congestion and fund subway repairs, arguing that it is an additional financial burden and that it will hurt the yellow taxi industry. 1,636 more words
After hours of negotiations that saw the New York State budget held up by a Brooklyn state senator seeking to exempt yeshivas (Orthodox Jewish schools) from state Department of Education requirements for non-religious instruction, Gov. 1,114 more words
Over the last eight months, New York City’s subway system has found itself caught in a feud between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo. 1,793 more words
A plan for a congestion-pricing zone in Manhattan remains in political limbo as the April 1 state budget deadline looms with no agreement.
Published: March 26, 2018 at 05:30AM… 73 more words
Cuomo Is in Their Corner. But Is Congestion Pricing Stalled?
By WINNIE HU
A plan for a congestion-pricing zone in Manhattan remains in political limbo as the April 1 state budget deadline looms with no agreement. 12 more words