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Disabled NYer’s are Victims of Gov. Hochul’s Congestion Pricing Pause

So many New Yorkers can’t use the closest subway station to their homes because they don't have an elevator. And Gov. Hochul just halted funding for 23 new lifts.

July 23, 2024

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

Friday’s Headlines: Hochul’s Fantasy World Edition

The governor has gone off the deep end. Plus other news.

July 19, 2024

Moped and E-Bike Safety Legislation Becomes State Law

Retailers must register mopeds at the point of sale, in addition to giving new owners safety information, under new legislation signed by Gov. Hochul on Thursday.

July 12, 2024

Opinion: Congestion Pricing Is A Compromise

Alternatives paths to cut congestion and pollution and fund the MTA make congestion tolls look like a cheap parlor trick.

July 12, 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

Midtown Traffic Slower Than Ever After Hochul’s Congestion Pricing Betrayal

Traffic moved just 6.8 mph in the CBD and 4.6 mph in Midtown last month — the slowest June on record, Gridlock Sam said.

July 8, 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

Monday’s Headlines: Could’ve Should’ve Would’ve Edition

June 30, 2024 came and went yesterday without the once-planned launch of congestion pricing. Plus more news.

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