CALL TO ACTION : Join Us And Speak Up !

January 16, 2008
10:00 am

The Traffic Congestion Commission  is holding hearings to take public comments on its interim report before making a final recommendation

You can read the interim report by clicking below

YOU MUST REGISTER ASAP TO SPEAK – See link below to register
Persons wishing to submit testimony needs to complete RSVP form and bring 20 copies of any prepared statement at the hearing registration desk.

January 16 ,  2008, 4:00pm
Hunter College Auditorium , East 69th Street btw Park & Lexington
Subway 4, 5, 6 Stop @68th Street



Congestion Pricing will help Clinton Hell’s Kitchen

  • to reduce the number of individual cars ,
  • to free up pedestrian bicylce and bus space
  • to improve air quality and reduce our high level of asthma ( the second highest in Manhattan after Harlem according to the Department of Health)
  • to rebalance Lincoln Tunnel, Holland Tunnel and Verrazano bridge’s  truck traffic
  • to enforce gridlock laws
  • to support our vision of 9th Avenue

Congestion Pricing is the only way to

  • obtain immediately $ 345 Million in Feederal fuding for transit Improvements
  • to raise $ 30 Billion in transportation Capital funding

Congestion pricing is democratic

  • only  6% of the population commutes by car and 80% of those do so by choice and not by necessity .
  • the average revenue of a car commuter is about 25% higher than a bus commuter .

More on Congestion Pricing CB4 Resolution on Congestion Pricing

https://www.nysdot.gov/portal/page/portal/programs/congestion_mitigation_commission

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