As the first city in the United States will introduce New York a fee for cars and trucks. The Parliament of the state of New York agreed on Monday (local time) to collect the toll by the end of 2021 in Manhattan.
in order to relieve the chronically congested streets of the metropolis. The proceeds will benefit the New York city subway. The height of the center fee has not yet been set. You should be in the cars of at least twelve dollars per day. For trucks at least 25 dollars to be collected.
in November re-elected the democratic Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, was used as well for the toll as environmental activists. Critics argue that the measure will meet especially commuters from the surrounding areas who live far from public transport. For many of the bridges and tunnels leading to Manhattan would have to be already paid the toll charges. The new center-fee it comes up.
The United States have traditionally set on the car traffic and the public transport is neglected. The New York-fee could be a model for other cities such as Los Angeles and San Francisco that are also struggling with a lot of traffic jams. (sda)
Created: 02.04.2019, 10:57 PM