Is Congestion Pricing in Manhattan Finally Becoming Reality?
Congestion pricing to ease Manhattan gridlock and provide desperately needed transportation funds has been considered for over a decade, but now the final hurdle seems to be clear: Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie confirmed that a congestion pricing plan will be part of the new state budget. While the Governor and State Senate were already on record supporting the plan, some Assembly members were less willing.
An estimated 731,000 cars travel daily into the designated Central Business District from across the tri-state area, and each trip could cost upward of $10 per day based on previously suggested plans.
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