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New Yorkers up in arms over ERP-like pricing

New York edges closer towards a congestion pricing plan in bid to ease congestion in Manhattan at peak hours

For Mr Friedrich, any fee would be too much. Even US$8 would add up to US$96 a month, as much as his electric bill, and to more than US$1,000 a year.

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THE closest subway station to Bob Friedrich's home in eastern Queens is 16km away, so he drives to work in Manhattan at least three times a week.

The accountant is one of thousands of commuters who stand to lose under any congestion pricing...

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