Congestion Pricing

Congestion Pricing Editorial

Sticking with The Brooklyn Eagle for a moment, the paper featured an editorial on “Congestion Pricing” written by Dennis Holt. Here is a sample: y the end of this week, all of us will know the probably unpleasant details from the Ravitch report — ideas on how to generate revenues for the MTA, sure to […]

Congestion Pricing Plan Just Won’t Go Away

Readers of Transit Blogger know how I feel about congestion pricing. If you are new to the site, here is a sentence to describe my feelings on the plan. Congestion pricing is nothing but a modernized version of “Robbing Peter to Pay Paul.” So when I was browsing the New York Times site & saw […]

The MTA Is In Deep Doodoo

This sentiment was shared by a member of a panel which met this past Thursday to discuss post congestion pricing solutions for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Em Whitney of the New York Observer filed this report: Last night at the New York Blood Center auditorium on the Upper West Side, Assemblyman Micah Kellner moderated […]

Mayor Bloomber Promises To Help GOP

So it seems Mayor Bloomberg is like an everyday person after all. This revelation stems from his promise to help the GOP due to their support on his failed congestion pricing plan. Kenneth Lovett & Kathleen Lucadamo from the New York Daily News has this report: Mayor Bloomberg is paying back New York Republicans for […]

Congestion Pricing Has Nine Lives

Just when I thought that the bullshit congestion pricing plan was buried, comes the news that it has nine lives! This is due to Gov. David Patterson who found Mayor Bloomberg’s congestion pricing plan to be “unique and well thought out.” He said this in an exclusive interview with CBS-2 New York. Here is Jay […]