The MTA has just released its most ambitious capital plan, at a jaw dropping $51.5 billion, and a huge chunk of that funding ($15 billion) is expected to come from congestion pricing. But the agency, which is in charge of the program, has thus far released no details about how it will implement the tolling on drivers.
On Tuesday the Regional Plan Association (RPA), a tri-state transportation-focused think tank that has been doling out advice to policymakers for 90 years, stepped into the breach with a comprehensive report on how to make congestion pricing work.
"This is going to set the standard for the rest of the country,” said Tom Wright. “And I think that we have an opportunity and obligation to do it right here."
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