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Lamont responds to delay in congestion pricing: 'Look, you’ve got to pay for transportation'

Posted on AllSides June 12th, 2024
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Gov. Ned Lamont appeared skeptical this week of a decision by New York Gov. Kathy Hochul to halt the rollout of a congestion pricing plan that would have funded mass transit improvements throughout the tri-state area. The plan, which would have charged most drivers $15 a day to enter Manhattan below 60th Street, was expected to go into effect at the end of this month, until Hochul abruptly announced a “indefinite pause” last week, citing concerns about the cost on commuters. The move infuriated transit advocates as well as leaders...

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