The Traffic Congestion Commission  is holding hearings to take public comments in account for its recommendation
October 25, 2007, 6:00pm
Hunter College Kaye Theater, East 68th Street btw Park & Lexington
Subway 4, 5, 6 Stop @68th Street
Free buses leave from Penn South and Manhattan Plaza at 5:15**

**if you’re interested in a seat, please call Melanie at Speaker Quinn’s district office: 212-564-7757 x104.

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 .

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