Rockland’s County Executive would like to leave the MTA, though he says that’s not possible now. County Executive Ed Day says their congestion pricing plan overlooks the fact that New Yorkers who live west of the Hudson River could be tolled twice, while those who live in Connecticut won’t see an increase at all…
Rockland’s State Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick says while he supports the concept of congestion pricing, the current model is blatantly unfair to suburban commuters…
Stony Point and Orange County Assemblyman Colin Schmitt says the plan is completely unacceptable and should be rejected…
Recent models show Rockland and Orange County residents having to pay upwards of $23 just for the right to enter Manhattan above 60th street. The plan could be implemented late next year. The MTA is hosting public hearings starting Thursday on the project’s Environmental Assessment. Find this news article on our website for a list of dates and times for the MTA hearings, and a link to the MTA’s comments and contact page.
We have a list of the hearings’ dates and times below. Click here for MTA contact information so you can register your comments via email, mail, voicemail, and fax.
Thursday, Aug. 25, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 28, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 29, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 30, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 31, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.