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'Gridlock Sam' Touts Support For New York City's Proposed Congestion Pricing

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New York City is one step closer to becoming the first in the U.S. to roll out congestion pricing. The idea of requiring drivers to pay a toll for entering the busiest parts of the city has been floated for years. Now, it's gaining critical support as city officials look for a way to fix the struggling subway system. Here and Now's Robin Young speaks with Sam Schwartz (@GridlockSam), a traffic engineer and former New York City traffic commissioner.

This segment aired on March 26, 2019.

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