Congestion Pricing Phone Banking

Call congestion pricing supporters to drum up enthusiasm at a critical moment.

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Time to Call Your Legislators About Congestion Pricing

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With mixed messages at best coming from Albany and time running out, state legislators need to hear from constituents who support congestion pricing. It’s clear that even in areas where pricing received unanimous support in the City Council, some state lawmakers are not getting the message. Here’s Bronx Assembly Member Ruben Diaz, Jr., via NY1: […]

Glick Worried Pricing Will Make Air Quality Worse

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Reader Sarah Ferguson reports that Assembly Member Deborah Glick (right), who represents Lower Manhattan, has come up with a novel twist on Richard Brodsky’s call for further environmental review of congestion pricing. Read on for the full story, and keep making those phone calls. We want to know what else legislators are telling their constituents […]

One More Chance to Support Pricing: Call Your Reps Today!

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We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Congestion pricing is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to enact progressive transportation policy for New York City. With the midnight deadline to receive $354 million in federal aid approaching in a matter of hours, now is the last chance to call your representatives in Albany to express your […]

Meeting: Congestion Pricing Advocates – Activate!

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Transportation Alternatives is planning a massive organizing effort to win congestion pricing, but they need boots on the ground to make it happen. Join T.A. at their first volunteer night for congestion pricing activists. They will lay out their street outreach, phone banking and organizing for the fall. Bring your calendars as they develop their […]

Senate Moves Toward Pricing Vote

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Liz Benjamin at the Daily Politics is reporting that Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno will call a floor vote on congestion pricing today: Senators on both sides of aisle have received the heads up that the majority is preparing to call a vote on congestion pricing, despite the fact that both Senate Majority Leader Joseph […]

What Glick’s District Will Lose Without Congestion Pricing

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With the fate of congestion pricing likely to be decided over the weekend, we’re going to beat this drum some more this afternoon. Yesterday we heard that Assembly Member Deborah Glick’s office told a constituent the congestion pricing bill could lead to worsening air quality. (Because, you know, building mass transit infrastructure will cancel out […]