This edition: Pricing in New York: Impacts on the Environment and TransportationTweet
Original tape date: October 30, 2007.
Moderator Bob Liff and 4 New Yorkers discuss the merits of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s congestion pricing plan for the City. The panel continues the on-going debate over charging auto and truck drivers to enter Manhattan’s Central Business District, while previewing the votes taken by the New York State Legislature in March, 2008. Responding to questions posed by CUNY students in the audience, the panel confronts the environmental impact of auto congestion in New York City, as well as the various transportation issues facing New Yorkers who must rely on the City’s streets and subways each day.
Prof. Cynthia Chen Civil Engineering, City College/CUNY
Martin J. Golden NY State Senator, 22nd Senate District (Brooklyn)
Hon. Liz Krueger NY State Senator, 26th Senate District (Manhattan)
Bob Liff Senior Vice President, George Arzt Communications
Robert O. Sinclair, Jr. Manager, Media Relations, American Automobile Association (AAA)/NY