Congestion Pricing

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Here’s a scrap of evidence in favor of congestion pricing: The Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (price: $4.50) was wide open this morning a little after 9:00. We hit 50 miles/hour under the harbor.

My drive in was a bit slow down Flatbush Avenue, but local Brooklyn streets were fine, and the tunnel was easy. Leading me to believe that the traffic chaos may be getting slightly exaggerated.

On the other hand, the lawyer trying to get from the Flatiron district to a Bronx courthouse this morning wasn’t getting much love from taxi drivers.

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