Op-Ed | Governor Hochul must remove congestion pricing equipment and technology immediately 

Queensboro bridge. File photo via Getty Images.
June 6, 2024 By Gus Lambropoulos

Over the past five years, we have heard countless and baseless arguments about why we should accept congestion pricing, and I have been dead set against it because it is nothing more than a cash grab on the backs of hard-working New Yorkers.

When I first learned of this plan, I took the initiative to rally our communities and raise our collective voice. We stood up against the politicians who envisioned a daily $23 tax on all New Yorkers to fund their undisclosed projects.