Congestion Pricing Rally: Countdown to July 16

Countdown to the July 16th Deadline for Clean Air, Better Transit and Congestion Pricing

Support congestion pricing!

Fund transit improvements!

Improve air quality!

Fill the $31 billion gap in the transportation funding plan!

Reduce traffic!

Improve street safety!

Visuals: Screens in Times Square will show giant green apples, T.A. needs YOU to wear your green t-shirt.

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Some Sort of Congestion Pricing Deal is Done

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According to NY1, Governor Spitzer just announced "that the state has given the city the green light to proceed with the plan, but he stressed that no agreement has been reached on tolls." NY1 reports, "The agreement creates a commission of representatives from the mayor’s office and the governor’s office, City Council members, and State […]

Rally at Congestion Pricing Hearing – Wear Green!

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We have a once in a lifetime chance to win green streets, cleaner air and funding for much needed mass transit improvements and expansions in New York City, and we need your help. Come to a rally this Friday, June 8th and show our State Legislators that the vast majority of New Yorkers support congestion […]

Paterson Backs Pricing, Introduces Bill in Albany

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David Paterson is going to do right by his old State Senate district after all. New York’s new governor settled any doubts about his position on congestion pricing this afternoon, introducing a bill that follows the recommendations of the Traffic Congestion Mitigation Commission. The Daily Politics has the scoop: "Congestion pricing addresses two urgent concerns […]

Congestion Panel Meets Amidst Q Poll Parsing

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The third meeting of the 17-member Traffic Congestion Mitigation Commission will be held at 2:00 this afternoon at the offices of Hughes Hubbard and Reed, 1 Battery Park Plaza (24 State St. @ Pearl St.), 10th Floor, in Manhattan. Today’s event comes on the heels of a new Quinnipiac Poll, released yesterday, that shows support […]

Rally for Mayor’s Groundbreaking Green Transportation Plan

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Stand with Transportation Alternatives and a coalition of environmental, labor, business and community groups who all support the Mayor’s proposal for congestion pricing, less driving and more biking, walking and transit. Transportation Alternatives needs hundreds of people in attendance to show the strength and rightness of our cause! On Sunday, the Mayor made an historic announcement. After […]