Rockland Assemblyman Hopes Congestion Pricing Plan won’t Punish Suburban Commuters

An area assemblyman is hoping the congestion pricing plan is reconsidered before it becomes an unfair burden on commuters from his district who have fewer commuting options. Assemblyman James Skoufis, whose district covers North Rockland and parts of Orange County, told “The Morning Show” yesterday while areas like Nassau County and Westchester have upwards of 70 trains running right into the city, Harriman has only one station with just 13 trains plus a transfer each morning going into Manhattan…

Audio: James Skoufis

Under the proposal, cars driving into Manhattan below 60th Street would be subject to an added charge of about $11.50.

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