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New York City Looking to Spread The Pain With First- Ever Toll For Cyclist

The city’s former traffic commissioner has a new plan to put tolls on East River bridges. But this proposal has some novel “selling points,” including a first-ever toll for cyclists.

Plan to toll the bridges have come and gone over the past few years, but the latest one by Sam Schwartz is starting to pick up steam, maybe because it goes after everyone.

“I’m trying to be equal opportunity pain throughout the region,” Schwartz said.

Spreading the pain by placing tolls on bicycles. New York goes to extraordinary feats to avoid cutting spending.  Its a New York state of mind.

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