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It’s down to the wire to secure federal funds for Mayor Bloomberg’s congestion pricing plan. Follow along as the Brian Lehrer Show covers the negotiations and the politicking, while diving down into the underlying issues.

Recently in Congestion Pricing: Is the Devil in the Details?

Congestion Pricing: Opposition in the Assembly

Thursday, April 03, 2008

New York State Assemblyman Michael Benjamin (D-79th-The Bronx) discusses the fate of the congestion pricing plan in the Assembly.

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Congestion Pricing: Week Two

Monday, March 31, 2008

We continue our look at congestion pricing with Gene Russianoff, staff attorney at NYPIRG Straphangers campaign, and Liz Benjamin, columnist at the New York Daily News.

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Congestion Pricing: What's Next?

Friday, March 28, 2008

The last in our series on congestion pricing. What's going on ten days before the vote?

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Congestion Pricing: Taxi!

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Sam Schwartz, president and CEO of traffic planning and engineering firm Sam Schwartz LLC and columnist for the Daily News, discusses the role taxis plays in the congestion pricing debate -- are they part of the solution or part of the congestion?

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Open Phones: Congestion Pricing

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Why do you drive into Manhattan and how would you change if the congestion pricing plan were in effect?

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Countering Congestion Pricing

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Lewis Fidler, New York City Council member, (D-District 46, Brooklyn), voices his objections to the congestion pricing plan.

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Countdown to Congestion Pricing: Buslines

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Aaron Naparstek, the editor of Streetsblog talks about two new bus stories in the news, and about how the bus system will effect congestion pricing.

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Congestion Pricing Crunchtime

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Michael O'Loughlin, director of the Campaign for New York's Future, makes the case for congestion pricing.

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Congestion Pricing Countdown

Monday, March 24, 2008

Josh Robin, a reporter for NY1, kicks off our daily series leading up to the April 7th congestion pricing deadline with a run down of where the legislation stands right now.

A Brian Lehrer poll: Do You Favor Congestion Pricing?
Yes (why?)
No (why ...

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Congestion Redux

Friday, February 01, 2008

Councilwoman Christine Quinn reacts to the state traffic commission's passing a slimmed down version of Mayor Bloomberg's congestion pricing proposal. Then, former deputy mayor and chair of the traffic commission Marc Shaw weighs in on the details of the plan.

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How Would They Cut Traffic?

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Despite the defeat of Mayor Bloomberg's congestion pricing plan, New York is still in the running for $500 million in federal funds to reduce traffic congestion, along with 8 other cities. How would other cities put the grant to use? Peggy Catlin of the Colorado Department of Transportation and Bernie ...

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Whither Congestion Pricing?

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

The deadline for federal funding for congestion pricing is today, and Mayor Bloomberg's plan seems to have stalled in Albany. But Governor Spitzer's office has a tentative proposal that could possibly be approved. Assemblyman Richard Brodsky (D-Westchester) and New York 1 political director Bob Hardt discuss the latest proposal.

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The Price is Right

Friday, June 08, 2007

Kathryn Wylde, President and C.E.O. of the Partnership for New York City, then, Kelly McMillan, chief of staff for Richard Brodsky, New York State assemblyman (D-86th District-Westchester County), debate the pros and cons of congestion pricing.

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Unlocking Gridlock

Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Sam Schwartz, president and CEO of Sam Schwartz LLC, a traffic planning and engineering firm and columnist for the Daily News explains why congestion pricing will work in New York.

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The Green Apple

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

A look at the Mayor's plan for a sustainable New York City with Andy Darrell, director of the Living Cities program at Environmental Defense, Elizabeth Yeampierre, chair of the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance, Julia Vitullo-Martin, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, ...

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Planning Ahead

Monday, April 23, 2007

Deputy Mayor Daniel Doctoroff explains PLANYC the Bloomberg Administration's proposal for a sustainable New York City.

WNYC reporter Beth Fertig analyzes the plan.

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Decongestive

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Kathryn Wylde, president and C.E.O. of the Partnership for New York City
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Henry Abraham, head of Economic Development and Transport in the London Mayor's office
and
David Weprin, New York City Council Member (D-District 23), and Chair of the ...

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Unjam Manhattan!

Thursday, February 17, 2005

Kathryn Wylde, President and C.E.O. of the Partnership for New York City, says the business community supports congestion pricing in Manhattan
» The Partnership for New York City

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