Posts Tagged ‘Paul Steely White’

State Court Declares MTA Tax Unconstitutional

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Photo by peterkreder, courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons. By Paul Bisceglio   A State Supreme Court justice has overturned a tariff meant to bolster income for the Metropolitan Transit Authority. The tariff, called the metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax, requires employers in all 12 New York counties served by the public transportation provider to contribute 34 cents to M.T.A. for every $100 in [&hellip
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Experts Debate Traffic vs. Tolls for East River Bridges

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

If there is anything that makes sane people act crazy, it’s traffic. In Manhattan, transportation congestion is a constant problem, causing safety risks, environmental issues and extensive time delays. On Thursday, May 10, Community Board 2 and New York University hosted the panel discussion “Dealing with Downtown Bridge Traffic: Are Tolls the Answer?” The four [&hellip
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