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Rep. Adriano Espaillat Rallying Bronx Pols Against Fordham Road Bus Lane Fixes: Sources
While he’s said nothing about the issue publicly, the congressman has been quietly assembling opposition to proposed bus lane upgrades in recent weeks, four officials told Streetsblog.
Manhattan Elected Officials Urge Congestion Pricing Discount For Electric Cars
Some elected officials in Manhattan are asking for a break on the full congestion pricing toll for electric vehicles, but advocates aren't so sure. "We need to, in this case, encourage people to be taking mass transit and using alternative means of transportation."
New York Doubles Down on Congestion Pricing After New Jersey Sues
"Congestion pricing is going to happen," a defiant Gov. Kathy Hochul said on Friday.
‘They’re All Adults’ — But Did The Traffic Mobility Review Board Do The Reading?
Meet the six people who will decide the future of New York City's congestion pricing program. Great news if you want to serve on a panel in your future: You don't have to pay much attention before you get there.
MTA’s ‘Hope’ for Eric Adams: ‘Stay With Us’ On Fordham Road
"Our hope is that we DOT stays with us and we're implementing this, hopefully, later this year," MTA New York City Transit President Richard Davey said.
$7 Metro-North, LIRR Peak Fare Coming in August as MTA Finally Kills Atlantic Ticket
A little-loved but useful ticket discount was tossed overboard when the MTA voted on its fare hikes and other changes on Wednesday.
Is A $15 Toll The ‘Political Sweet Spot’ for Congestion Pricing?
A "modest" $15 peak-hour, $9 weekend, and $3 off-peak toll combination would cut traffic by 14 percent and raise $1.2 billion for the MTA, economists Charles Komanoff and Gernot Wagner said in a new report.
Underfunded Parks Dept. Should Offload Greenway Maintenance to DOT, Advocates Say
As the city begins to grow its greenway system, advocates are pushing City Hall to get the right agencies in charge of the right aspects of the current and future network.
The Addabbo Bridge Protected Bike Lane Is Almost Here (Seriously)
The Addabbo Bridge's famous murder strip unprotected bike lane is finally going to be a thing of the past when the DOT finally, finally puts a barrier-protected bike lane on the bridge this summer.
Will Congestion Pricing Properly Toll Taxis and Ubers?
A new proposal to charge Uber and Lyft riders in Manhattan instead of drivers has been put on the table, but the MTA's agreement with the federal government may sink the idea before it can get any momentum.