March 24, 2008 (New York, NY) Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer, testifying before a City Council hearing on March 24, described Mayor Bloomberg’s congestion pricing proposal as “our last best chance to reduce the number of cars and trucks on our streets, lessen the business costs associated with congestion, reduce asthma rates, build new mass transit, and prepare
Calling on the Council to enact the congestion pricing plan, Borough President Stringer said, “The choice before us is not the choice between this plan and some hypothetically perfect plan yet to be unveiled. It is, in the end, a simple choice between action and inaction. And we must act.”
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