Editor’s Note:

A New York judge has temporarily blocked a state congestion pricing surcharge that would have Congestion Pricing fees to FHVs and yellow cabs, designed to help fund the MTA. The fee, which targets trips that touch a designated zone below 96th Street in Manhattan, was slated to begin on New Year’s Day. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Martin Shulman issued a temporary injunction so the court could review a last-minute lawsuit filed by cab drivers opposed to the fee. A hearing is scheduled for January 17.

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Neil Weiss is the Editor/Publisher/Owner of Black Car News and Livery Times. He has been involved in the ground transportation industry since 1991, writing thousands of articles on a wide variety of subjects.

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