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Opinion: Congestion Pricing is Just One Step Toward Reclaiming City Streets | CITYLIMITS.org

New York recently took two big steps forward in its fight to make New York City streets safer, more equitable, and better for city life. On March 31, the State Legislature passed a budget that includes funding to establish a congestion pricing zone for motor vehicles driving below 60th Street in Manhattan. Almost two months earlier, on February 2, the legislature inaugurated a congestion pricing surcharge in the same zone for yellow taxis and ride-hailing car services like Lyft and Uber.

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These steps follow more than a decade of debate how to use our New York City streets. The consensus is growing that we want fewer cars, especially in Manhattan, and more places where it’s comfortable to walk and bike.

Many believe that ride-hailing services are good for New York City. Let me explain why I think they’re introducing new problems, in both the short term and the long.

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Opinion: Congestion Pricing is Just One Step Toward Reclaiming City Streets.

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