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Komanoff: For Congestion Pricing, I’ll Eat Crow

Our congestion pricing columnist backed an opponent to his Assembly member in 2022 — but now he's making a heartfelt plea for her to do the right thing.

June 7, 2024

KOMANOFF: Hochul Must Remember the Facts of Congestion Pricing’s Benefits

Gov. Hochul should stay the course and usher in the bright and brand-new day that congestion pricing promises.

June 5, 2024

Freed: Maybe Charles Komanoff is Worried That I’m Right on Congestion Pricing

The former City Council member says she doesn't oppose congestion pricing but merely that "a plan this monumental, far-reaching and complicated, that will affect 20 million-plus individuals, requires a full environmental review."

May 23, 2024

Komanoff: Get the Facts About ‘Car Bloat’ and Pollution

To deal effectively with climate we need to be clear about what’s destroying it. 

February 1, 2024

KOMANOFF: Adams’s ‘Green Rides’ Initiative is Bad Transportation AND Climate Policy

Mayor Adams has made a bad decision to waive the de Blasio-era cap on the number of ride-hail vehicles allowed in New York City, so long as the extra cars are electric.

October 20, 2023

Komanoff: Toll Shoppers to MTA: Go Ahead, Make Our Day

Adding a congestion fee on top of the existing Midtown Tunnel toll will cause 8,000 inbound vehicle trips a day to divert onto local streets in Long Island City to access the cheaper Queensboro Bridge.

August 30, 2023

KOMANOFF: Don’t Sabotage Congestion Pricing With Tunnel Double-Tolling

Whatever your opinion, let’s please debate the decision over who gets a credit based on dollar realities, not nightmares.

August 22, 2023

KOMANOFF: Ride Single File? Hell no! 

It’s only a sign on a road in New Jersey. But it feels like a desecration.

June 14, 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