Daily News Briefs, November 5, 2019

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NYC Fears Congestion Pricing Could Spark a "Parking Crunch"

Curbed New York reports, “Congestion pricing is due to be implemented by 2021, but New York City lawmakers are already exploring ways to mitigate the measure’s potential side effects. One of these is parking north of 61st Street, the border of the central business district that will be affected by the new congestion charges; according to the New York Daily Newsthere’s now a worry that commuters driving into the city will snap up free spaces in the area to avoid congestion fees in Midtown.”

Congestion Pricing Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York New York City


Sault Ste. Marie Bridge Traffic Drops Again in October

SooToday.com posts an International Bridge Administration news release announcing that Sault Ste. Marie bridge has recorded 1,155,522 crossings this calendar year through October 31, a decrease of 7.22 percent when compared with the same period of 2018. October one-way crossings of the bridge were down 5.8 percent compared to the October 2018 count.

Canada Company and Agency Financial Issues And Reports Federal Bridge Corporation Ltd. (Canada) International Bridge Administration (Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge) Michigan Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Ontario


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