NYC Congestion Pricing Gets Final Fed Green Light: Hochul

Posted on AllSides June 27th, 2023
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The approval announced Monday effectively clears the lane for an MTA panel to set tolls to enter Manhattan below 60th Street. MTA officials have yet to decide on tolls, but have been eyeing fees from $9 to $23. "Congestion pricing will reduce traffic in our crowded downtown, improve air quality and provide critical resources to the MTA," Gov. Kathy Hochul said in a statement reported by the Times. "With the green light from the federal government, we look forward to moving ahead with the implementation of this program." Congestion pricing...

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