Why This Time Could Be Different For Congestion Pricing in NYC

Ten years later, some advocates and planners say that time is of the essence for implementing congestion pricing in order to collect funds for the city’s ailing public transit system. “It’s a plan whose time has come,” said Dani Simons, vice president of strategic communications at the Regional Plan Association, who presented the 2007 congestion pricing plan to NYC Community Boards while in a previous role at the New York City Department of Transportation.

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