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Here’s Why N.J.’s Congestion Pricing Lawsuit Should Fail

New Jersey is trying to get a judge to require an environmental impact statement for congestion pricing. But "in practice, the FHWA did many of the things that would be required under an environmental impact statement, so it's kind of like they did an EIS without calling it an EIS," according to one expert.

September 6, 2023

Which Car-Cutting Strategies Really Work — And Which Ones Will We Accept?

A new study explores what it really takes to cut VMT, and how communities can craft effective plans to transition out of car dependency.

September 5, 2023

Live from New York: It’s a New Congestion Pricing Battle

Allow Streetsblog's Explainer to get you up to speed.

August 28, 2023

N.J. Gov. Candidate: Stop Fighting Congestion Pricing — Expand It Instead!

he Jersey City mayor who hopes to be the next Garden State governor thinks current Gov. Murphy's lawsuit to stop congestion pricing is "wrong" — and vows to expand tolling to charge New York drivers for the congestion they cause in Jersey.

August 15, 2023

New York Doubles Down on Congestion Pricing After New Jersey Sues

"Congestion pricing is going to happen," a defiant Gov. Kathy Hochul said on Friday.

July 21, 2023

Is A $15 Toll The ‘Political Sweet Spot’ for Congestion Pricing?

A "modest" $15 peak-hour, $9 weekend, and $3 off-peak toll combination would cut traffic by 14 percent and raise $1.2 billion for the MTA, economists Charles Komanoff and Gernot Wagner said in a new report.

July 17, 2023

Report: New Jersey May See Red over Congestion Pricing, but Garden State Gets Plenty of MTA Green

“The MTA is a major job creator and contributor to the region’s economy, and it is clear that New Jersey businesses are big players in MTA contracting."

June 29, 2023

NY Gov. Goes Full-Speed Ahead on Congestion Pricing

Drivers stuck in congestion have an "incredible alternative," the governor said — "public transportation."

June 28, 2023