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New York City Caps Uber and Lyft

On Wednesday, the New York City Council passed legislation that will cap the number of For Hire Vehicle (FHV) licenses at its current level for one year. 775 more words

New York City

Director's Corner: Why Capping Congestion Pricing is a Slow Road to Nowhere

M&T Director Gad Allon originally shared the below post on LinkedIn. You can follow Gad’s posts here

I just read an interesting Wall Street Journal… 994 more words

M&T

An End to Traffic Jams? It Might Not Be a Dream

Three emerging technologies could soon transform the way we drive and go a long way toward eliminating traffic jams.

In a new paperMichael Ostrovsky… 1,487 more words

Breaking News

Critics Skeptical Of NYC's Long-Awaited Congestion Pricing Plan

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

News

Guest Author on Calling-all-RushBabes-Trolling in Downtown Seattle?

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

Culture

Yellow Taxi Drivers and Riders Warn Upcoming New Cab Fee Is a Bad Idea

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

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