Exempting just 10 percent of trips from congestion fees will reduce the pool of capital available for transit improvements by $2.4-$3 billion, shrink driver time savings by 10 percent, and cost drivers and transit passengers a combined 27 million hours a year.
A nationally respected expert says a City Council taxi bill is a springboard for a better congestion-pricing plan.
The Times story on "adult crossing guards" reveals, though inadvertently, how our politicians have failed us.
The Queens lawmaker foolishly said he agreed with former Assemblyman Richard Brodsky's flawed argument that fees on drivers are "elitist."
Congestion pricing is a much better plan than capping Uber and Lyft, which provide a valuable service outside of Manhattan.