Saying that he would not spend his final term in office “pretending that all is fine,” Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg made a series of Earth Day proposals today to improve the environment of New York City, including charging a new congestion fee’ to drivers who come into parts of Manhattan during peak hours during weekdays.
The proposal that is sure to attract the most attention, and possibly objections, is one to impose the $8 fee on car drivers, and $21 for truck operators, to drive in Manhattan south of 86th Street.
Sounds to me more like a way to squeeze more money out of people, without having to call it a tax.
Not only will they have to pay to drive there, but they will have to pay more for items that are shipped there, since the
Let's see, he runs illegal arms investigations, bans smoking, bans trans-fats...what is next?
No thanks, I'll stay out west where there is still a little bit of freedom left.