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Thursday’s Headlines: The Law Won Edition

Brad Lander and Co. are on the case. Plus other news.

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Brad Lander: He’s on the case.

They're on the case.

As we mentioned yesterday, City Comptroller Brad Lander on Wednesday introduced a dream team of lawyers who are planning a suit to compel Gov. Hochul to implement congestion pricing. Everyone covered it: NYDN, NY Times, amNY, but our own David Meyer published an exclusive that may throw shade on the legal effort.

And there was another massive rally to support congestion pricing:

In other news:

  • Now you know why we call Gov. Hochul "#CongestionKathy": Car speeds in Midtown are slower than they were before the pandemic — a trend that would have been reversed if she had just gone ahead with congestion pricing. (NY Focus)
  • amNY asked the $500-million question.
  • We loved Gothamist's video version of our Kathy Hochul is a Lying Hypocrite post from last week.
  • An elderly man was killed by the driver of a city truck in Bay Ridge. (NY Post)
  • Here are the G-train shutdown details you need now. (Gothamist)
  • And, finally, there's another congestion pricing protest to put on your calendar for this Saturday:

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