June 11, 2024

New York’s U-Turn on a Plan to Reduce Traffic

by The Journal

The nation’s first congestion-pricing plan was set to take effect at the end of June. But last week, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul called to indefinitely delay the program. WSJ's Jimmy Vielkind unpacks the surprising move and explores why Hochul made the 11th hour change.

Further Reading:

-New York Gov. Kathy Hochul Abruptly Halts Manhattan Congestion Pricing 

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-NYC’s Food Delivery Workers Fight for a Minimum Wage 

-New York City's 'De Facto Ban' on Airbnb 

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