• huginn
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    2 months ago

    Traffic is about destination.

    Too many people drive to destinations on the most densely populated island in the USA. 72k people per square mile and dipshit Dan from Nowhereville can drive his car right into it without any concern about the traffic he is.

    The only drivers in Manhattan should be driving as a job. Bus drivers, some taxis, delivery drivers, construction…

    It is obscene that this ain’t a thing already.

    Fuck drivers. Expand congestion pricing to the entire island.

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      2 months ago

      But how can I have freedom if I can’t drive my f350 mega cab super box gigantic edition directly to the front door of my destination?

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      2 months ago

      I’d be for this if there was any real assurance that the money would actually go to improving the public transit system. NYC transit is really not at the level it should be compared to other cities of its size and wealth.

      Plus the prices on other entries has kept going up over the years but nothing ever really improves from your average commuter’s experience.

      Knowing NYC politics, I’m really skeptical that the majority of the money raised wouldn’t just kind of dissolve away into the ether.

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        2 months ago

        I obviously want every cent to go to the MTA.

        But even if they never saw a dime it would be a win. Fewer cars downtown is better for everyone. Less expensive road maintenance, for example.