Here is the Keep NYC Congestion Tax Free Report

The report that we summarized this morning, Alternative Approaches to Traffic Congestion Mitigation in the Manhattan Central Business District, can be downloaded here in its entirety.

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Debunking the Attack on Congestion Pricing

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As The Politicker’s Azi Paybarah reported yesterday, the anti-traffic relief group, "Keep NYC Congestion Tax Free" re-released its report, "Congestion Pricing in the Central Business District: Let’s Look Hard Before We Leap." Commissioned by the Queens Chamber of Commerce, the study calls into doubt the benefits of Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed congestion pricing scheme, with some […]

Fact Remains: No Congestion Pricing = No Federal Funds

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Last week, the parking garage industry-funded group Keep NYC Congestion Tax Free issued its latest salvo against congestion pricing. The report begins: Keep NYC Congestion Tax Free proposes a cost-effective, efficient, fair and practical alternative plan that will address the problems posed by congestion in New York City and exceed the guidelines imposed by the […]
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Another Tall Tale About Congestion From the Texas Transportation Institute

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Crossposted from City Observatory. Everything is bigger in Texas — which must be why, for the past 30 years, the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) has basically cornered the market for telling whoppers about the supposed toll that traffic congestion takes on the nation’s economy. Today, they’re back with a new report, “The Urban Mobility Scorecard,” which purports to […]

Anti-Congestion Pricing Group Suggests Alternatives

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While waiting for Walter McCaffrey to send over an official version (he sent it — download it here), we managed to get a hold of a bootleg copy of the executive summary of the Committee to Keep NYC Congestion Tax Free’s new report. Willie Neuman has a write-up of the report in the Times today […]

London Releases Its Fifth Annual Congestion Pricing Study

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  Transport for London is out today with its fifth annual Congestion Charging Impacts Monitoring Report. If you’ve never seen any of the previous reports, it’s worth a look. The 279-page document — you can download the whole thing here — provides a remarkably detailed assessment of the overall performance of London’s surface transportation system […]

MTA Says it Needs More Money for Congestion Pricing

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The deal that produced the 17-member Congestion Mitigation Commission mandated the MTA to "submit comments on the Mayor’s [congestion pricing] plan" by October 1, 2007. In these comments, the MTA was instructed to provide the Commission with three items: (a) a description of the additional capital needs required for implementation; (b) proposed utilization of any […]