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December 11, 2006

Mayor misunderstands congestion pricing; maps show Brooklyn gridlock

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During his weekly radio show with WABC's John Gambling on Friday, Mayor Mike Bloomberg addressed the issue of congestion pricing--an issue crucial to managing growth in the city, including projects like Atlantic Yards--and showed he wasn't quite up to speed.

[A.M. Peak (6–10 A.M.) congestion graphic from Battling Traffic: What New Yorkers Think about Road Pricing, published by the Manhattan Institute last week. Note significant congestion in Brooklyn around and leading to the proposed Atlantic Yards site.]

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[Note: We added the location of Atlantic Yards (green, blue and yellow thing) to the graphic.]

Posted by lumi at December 11, 2006 9:54 AM