Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Jeffrey Dinowitz

Jeffrey Dinowitz, Then and Now

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Bronx Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz on congestion pricing, February 2008: Who could support a plan that creates a regressive tax on middle-class and working people from the Bronx and the outer boroughs? Jeffrey Dinowitz on the possibility of eliminating the Bx34, February 2009: "The fact that they would come up with such a boneheaded idea with […]

Anti-Pricing Lawmakers Dismayed by Potential Backlash

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State legislators who opposed congestion pricing are shocked — shocked! — that the New York League of Conservation Voters may hold them accountable for their positions on one of the most important environmental initiatives in recent history. The Times reports that about a dozen lawmakers, including Bronx Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, are refusing to complete the […]

New Congestion Pricing Plan, Same Jeffrey Dinowitz

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The recommendation of a modified congestion pricing plan put forth last week by the Traffic Congestion Mitigation Commission has elicited another editorial from Bronx Assembly Member Jeffrey Dinowitz. Tellingly, the piece, from this week’s Riverdale Press, starts off with talking points that fellow Assembly Member Richard Brodsky and "Keep NYC Congestion Tax Free" spokesman Walter […]

Compromise “Ruled the Day” at Congestion Pricing Hearings

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#Persons %Persons Position 39 26% Support congestion pricing as proposed by Mayor Bloomberg in April 2007 PlaNYC proposal 46 31% Support the concept of pricing, have concerns and recommend changes/additions to Mayor Bloomberg’s proposal 13 9% Express serious concerns with the current proposal and offer suggestions for improvement 39 26% Oppose congestion pricing, suggest other […]