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‘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.

July 21, 2023

Wednesday’s Headlines: Traffic Mobility Review Board Edition

The panel tasked with coming up with congestion pricing toll recommendations for the MTA board to approve meets for the first time on Wednesday. Plus other news.

July 19, 2023

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.

July 17, 2023

Monday’s Headlines: Safety and Congestion Edition

The two big stories: More outrage over the mayor's McGuinness flip-flop and the first meeting of the congestion pricing toll board.

July 10, 2023

With Fed OK in Hand, Hochul Goes Full-Speed Ahead on Congestion Pricing

Drivers stuck in congestion have an "incredible alternative," the governor said — "public transportation."

June 28, 2023

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.

June 21, 2023

KOMANOFF: What I Learned Outside a Chinatown Restaurant

Only two of 37 restaurant customers arrived by car. And one was in a cab.

May 31, 2023