New York City Council has officially backed Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s congestion pricing plan, which now moves forward to Albany for approval.
Just to recap, the plan would charge drivers an $8.00 fee for driving below 60th Street from 6am – 6pm. There are provisions in the plan which allow for credits when paying a toll [...]

There may be hope after all!
Gov. David Paterson announced his support of Mayor Bloomberg’s congestion pricing plan for NYC.
“Congestion pricing addresses two urgent concerns of the residents of new York City and its suburbs: The Need to reduce congestion on our streets and roads, and thereby reduce pollution, and the need to raise significant revenue [...]

So this spring is going to be hot for more reasons than one.  In this case, it will be over congestion pricing.
Those that drive around the middle of Manhattan are pissed.  Those that don’t drive could care less.  So it will likely be those that drive that end up killing the plan.
In any event, the [...]

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