Will you save the MTA and destroy the city? Appears to be a proposed toll. The
scheme offers a variety of options, but this hit - could happen as early as next year - slaps the car and for that "privilege" and pay a $23 fee. While driving south of his 60th Street in Manhattan.
Depending on the scenario, the vehicle may deduct some or all of the bridge or tunnel tolls from the congestion charge. But a total of $23 is $115 for weeks for 5 trips. Or $5,750 for 50 weeks per year. Truck rates are even higher.
Are they insane?
This destroys area drivers, especially those who live in suburbs and out of town. Goodbye, move back to your office. Thanks to crime, passengers are already avoiding public transport. Are we now supposed to avoid driving even to save money? 23} We agreed that it is not time to impose new fees on drivers. "It will happen next year under any circumstances," she vowed.
The envisioned goal is to clear roads where average speeds have plummeted from her 9.1 mph to her 7.1 mph over the past decade. is to But remember what happened in that decade. First, the city began eliminating lanes in favor of bike and bus lanes and pedestrian squares. The de Blasio administration has since lowered the speed limit. What did they think would happen to average traffic speeds?
Now they say this new (very regressive) tax is the cure? Sounds like a child who begged for mercy as an orphan.
Yes, the MTA needs money. But why should the driver cover all agency shortfalls?
Excuse me: this plan appears to be a secret conspiracy to send New York commuters to Florida.