Kill Proposal to Toll
4 East River Bridges
$8 Fee For B & Ts
Now that congestion pricing has bitten the dust, we offer our comments on what happened in Albany and the City Council. We will do it by sixteen bullet points, both for clarity and to avoid subjecting you to transitional prose
We specifically invite you, our readers, to write bullet points of your own. Not a treatise, such as the ones we wrote on March 31 and April 5, but short, pithy observations, up to 100 words, that we will share with you in a column of responses on our blog. Even though the current plan is dead, the traffic problem is very much alive, and new ways to attack it will be needed to keep congested areas from choking.
The leitmotif of this article, repeated in a number of paragraphs, is that not enough people were convinced of the plan's merit, and too many people did not want to pay the $8. Here are our observations: