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Long Islanders have issues with MTA’s congestion pricing plan; 2nd public hearing Saturday

The MTA will be holding its second public hearing on its congestion pricing proposal for Big Apple tolls next week, and Long Islanders are already unhappy with it.

News 12 Staff

Aug 26, 2022, 9:22 PM

Updated 666 days ago

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The MTA will be holding its second public hearing on its congestion pricing proposal for Big Apple tolls next week, and Long Islanders are already unhappy with it.
The public had its first chance to weigh-in on the proposal Thursday night.
The second public hearing is scheduled for Saturday.
Advocates working to combat intoxicated driving worry price hikes could make cab rides too expensive for people who have been drinking, creating a potentially dangerous situation.
The proposed pricing program would create new tolls for those driving below 60th Street in Manhattan.
Customers who don't have E-ZPass could pay up to $34.50 more per day driving into the area.


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