NYC Congestion Pricing Plan

Posted September 23, 2021

The departure of Governor Cuomo, has clouded the fate of the congestion pricing plan. Governor Hochul has not yet said whether she intends to support congestion pricing. However, the MTA will hold public hearings on the program starting Thursday. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will hold a total 13 virtual meetings during the next three weeks for the scheme officially dubbed the Central Business District Tolling Program (CBDTP), targeting different communities in the tri-state area.  The meetings are all being held via Zoom and will be live-streamed on MTA’s YouTube channel and the new project website at
If any of NYSPHCC members wish to speak, they must sign up at 5:30 pm the night before at the website or by calling the dedicated hotline at (646) 252–6777.
10 regional meetings:
Thursday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to noon: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island
Thursday, Sept. 23, 6-8 p.m.: Manhattan Central Business District (60th Street and below)
Friday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to noon: New Jersey
Wednesday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to noon: Northern New York City Suburbs
Wednesday, Sept. 29, 6-8 p.m.: Long Island
Thursday, Sept. 30, 6-8 p.m.: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island
Friday, Oct. 1, 1-3 p.m.: Connecticut
Monday, Oct. 4, 6-8 p.m.: New Jersey
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 6-8 p.m.: Northern New York City suburbs
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 6-8 p.m.: Manhattan outside the Central Business District (61st Street and above)