New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan for a London-style congestion charge to reduce traffic and pollution in
The scheme would have charged most drivers $8 (around £4) to drive below
near the southern edge of
Although city officials projected the charge would reduce traffic levels by 6% State Assembly members rejected it on the grounds that it would penalize the poor most and was not ‘transparent’.
When unveiled last year Tony Blair commented the plan would ‘mark out