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Dynamic! MTA Could Hike Congestion Pricing Toll 25% on Gridlock Alert Days
The MTA said it had that power, and modeled it in its environmental assessment (see footnote 2 below), but no one ever reported it, until Wednesday.
Reporter’s Notebook: Will Eric Adams Ever Publicly Embrace Congestion Pricing?
The governor, the head of the MTA and the city's leading transit thinkers all celebrated congestion pricing on Tuesday as an historic moment while Mayor Adams spent Tuesday failing to live up to it.
New York City is Down One MTA Board Member as Mayor Fights Congestion Pricing Fee
Sherif Soliman, who was appointed to the board only last year, quietly resigned on Sept. 22, and the mayor won't get a new person on the panel until next year.
MTA Bus Lane Cameras Will Zap Motorists Who Double Park and Block Bus Stops
If you love blocking buses and bus stops, it's time to get a new hobby.
Hochul Vetoes Bill To Expand Eastern Queens Greenway
The bill passed the legislature unanimously, but the governor vetoed it, saying that it mandated a study that was not funded in the budget. Whatevs.
Bus Ridership is Near 2019 Levels (If You Count the People Who Don’t Pay)
In September, bus ridership was close to 2.3 million people — near the totals in the pre-pandemic halcyon of 2019 — if you include riders who didn't pay.
City Traffic Helps Make Bus Service Unbearable, Expensive And Difficult To Improve
Bus riders didn't win the same kind of improvements as subway riders. And here's why.
Key Upper West Side Pol Gale Brewer Comes Out Against E-Bike Registration Bill
The dean of Manhattan's political establishment is the latest elected official to distance herself from a bill that would require registration for every e-bike in the city.
Billionaire Mets Owner: Give Me Your Gambling Addicts and I’ll Give You Bike Lanes and Public Space
It turns out Steve Cohen's big off-season priority wasn't Shohei Ohtani, but replacing the parking lot outside Citi Field with a casino and some bike lanes.
What We Get — And Don’t Get — In The New Citi Bike Deal
There's a new deal to expand the Citi Bike electric vehicle fleet — but how good is it? Let the Explainer fill you in.