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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Glick’s Excuse: Everything But the Kitchen Sink

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Welcome to Glickville As Deborah Glick herself would tell you, no state legislator had more reason to support congestion pricing than she did. In a district where 95.4 percent of working residents would not have paid the charge, where households with a car are outnumbered by households sans vehicle three to one, and which nonetheless […]

It’s (Apparently) Official: Congestion Pricing Is Dead

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Following an evening closed-door meeting in which state leaders discussed congestion pricing one last time today, they emerged announcing no deal had been reached. Here is a statement from Mayor Bloomberg: "Today is a sad day for New Yorkers and a sad day for New York City.  Not only won’t we see the realization of […]

Congestion Pricing Questions the Mayor Will Need to Answer

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New York State Assembly Member Deborah Glick represents Chelsea, Greenwich Village, Tribeca and a good piece of Chinatown and Lower Manhattan. Encompassing the Holland Tunnel, Canal Street and a section of the Westside Highway, her district suffers from some of the worst traffic congestion in all of New York City. Transit-rich and offering some of […]

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 […]