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FHWA Approval Initiates Environmental Assessment for NYC Congestion Pricing Program

August 25, 2021


The Federal Highway Administration on Sept. 7 is expected to initiate an Environmental Assessment associated with a proposed congestion pricing program for the city of New York.

The agency issued a notice of acceptance regarding initiation of the Environmental Assessment in a recent letter to various New York transportation agencies. In April, FHWA determined the assessment was the appropriate next step for the congestion pricing program, which is intended to manage traffic in Manhattan through tolls.

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