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Thursday’s Headlines: Here’s Why We’re Frustrated Edition

Yesterday was another frustrating day for the notion of accountability in government. Plus other news.

June 27, 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

Hey, Staten Island Drivers, Hochul’s Congestion Pricing ‘Pause’ Screws You, Too

If you think drivers benefit from the congestion pricing pause, Gov. Hochul has a bridge to sell you.

June 26, 2024

Opinion: Gov. Hochul’s ‘Pause’ Betrays A Great Leader … And His Legacy of Fiscal Prudence

Dick Ravitch fought for sensible fiscal policy to ensure the MTA was on strong financial footing. Gov. Hochul forgot his lessons.

June 26, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines: Hochul’s MTA Edition

Well, it's official: It's #HochulsMTA. Plus other news.

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

State Comptroller: Loss of Congestion Pricing Revenue Leaves MTA With ‘No Good Options’

Gov. Hochul's indefinite cancellation of congestion pricing represents "a decline in investment in the metropolitan region’s vital transportation system," says Tom DiNapoli.

June 25, 2024

Power Outage: Schumer, Heastie Won’t Fight Hochul’s Congestion Pricing ‘Pause’

Chuck Schumer and Carl Heastie are two of the most powerful politicians in New York — but don't expect them to fight for congestion pricing, even though they support it.

June 25, 2024

Tuesday’s Headlines: Congestion Continues Unabated Edition

New York City is the country's most congested, according to INRIX. Plus more news.

June 25, 2024