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What a Surprise! Hochul’s Congestion Pricing Pause Helps Rich Suburban Drivers

Gov. Hochul's "little guys" certainly have big wallets. Meanwhile, the rest of us suffer with declining subway service and buses that are slower than walking. Thanks, Kathy.

July 22, 2024

Exclusive: Legal Team Announced for Suit Against Hochul’s Congestion Pricing ‘Pause’

Attorneys from three firms have inked a joint defense agreement to fight "the governor’s illegal decision to cancel congestion pricing," Comptroller Brad Lander said.

July 17, 2024

Hochul, Schumer Zip Out of Gateway Announcement Without Facing the Press

Hochul and Schumer have avoided the city's transit press corps since the governor's June 5 abandonment of congestion pricing.

July 8, 2024

New Map Shows The Traffic Violence Toll Of Hochul’s Congestion Pricing Cowardice

The new interactive map tracks daily car crashes in the downtown Manhattan tolling zone where congestion pricing would've cut car traffic by 17 percent.

July 2, 2024

Kathy Hochul Is Looting Two MTA Capital Plans At The Same Time

Two MTA capital programs, the current 2020-2024 plan and upcoming 2025-2029 plan, face massive funding gaps thanks to the Gridlock Gov's decision to jettison congestion pricing.

July 1, 2024

Hochul’s Congestion Pricing ‘Pause’ Kicks Transit Fixes to the Next Crisis

The governor's decision threatens nearly every commitment New York leaders made to the transit system after the 2017 "Summer of Hell" exposed the consequences of years of neglect.

June 26, 2024

East Harlem Furious that Gov. Hochul Has Killed the Second Avenue Subway

Governor's Hochul decision to pause congestion pricing has ended up killing the second avenue subway, for which they have waited for decades.

June 26, 2024

MTA Board To Vote To Pause Congestion Pricing Until Hochul Says So

The MTA Board will vote on Wednesday to confirm Gridlock Gov. Kathy Hochul's indefinite pause of on a long-accepted method of funding the regional transit system.

June 25, 2024

Citywide Bus Speeds Crash-Land To Pre-Pandemic Lows

"If someone is traveling three miles on the bus, a bus that goes 7 miles per hour can get them to the destination 10 minutes faster than the bus going 5 miles per hour."

June 25, 2024

Monday’s Headlines: Kathy’s Congestion Cover-Up Edition

It was yet another big weekend for congestion pricing news, and Gov. Hochul continued to look awful. Plus other news.

June 24, 2024