Tuesday, April 8, 2008

No Congestion Pricing for NYC

The clock on congestion pricing has stopped. Yesterday the Assembly did not introduce the bill to the floor. While Mayor Bloomberg pushed hard and the legislation actually got passed in the NYC council, State lawmakers did not see the advantages of securing $347 million as an incentive to get the ball rolling. Here are some good articles on it:

The Mayor Lashes out
$8 traffic fee for Manhattan goes Nowhere
Congestion hits the end of the Road
Pols Furious over Congestion Failure
Congestion Pricing Hits Dead End in Albany

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