source Michael Nagle / Getty New York City could be the first US city to charge drivers to enter its most crowded areas. Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a 10-point plan to fix NYC’s crumbling subway on Tuesday that includes a toll for drivers in Manhattan. The plan must be approved by the state legislature and could take effect by December 2020. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo officially proposed a congestion charge on drivers entering Manhattan’s central business district on Tuesday in order to fund badly needed repairs to the city’s crumbling subway If implemented, the toll could be the first of its kind in the United States. There’s no word yet on what drivers will pay to drive south of 61st street, but Cuomo said it will be variable based on time of day and will be paid electronically. “Congestion pricing is an idea whose time has come,” the gov. told WNYC’s Brian Lehrer. “We’ve talked about it for years, and we’ve tried to get it one for years. I believe this is the year to actually get it done.” The proceeds will go to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s – the state agency in charge of the subway, as well… Read full this story
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