Drivers May Pay $11.52 to Enter Manhattan’s Congested Areas

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Drivers May Pay $11.52 to Enter Manhattan’s Congested Areas

A new proposal from a panel created by Governor Andrew Cuomo would require drivers coming into central Manhattan to pay a $11.52 daily fee. Vehicles entering the central business district between 6 AM and 8 PM would pay, with a higher fee for trucks and a lower fee for taxis and ride share. The plan…

Freight Movement: Assessing Where We Are Now and Where We Need to Go

Yesterday Mark Policinski, CEO of the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana (OKI) Regional Council of Governments, testified in front of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Policinski represented OKI and the Coalition of America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors, which consists of over 60 public and private organizations committed to increasing federal investment…

MVRPC Receives “SAFETYS” Award from Ohio DOT

The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) recently accepted a “SAFETYS” award and $3,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Transportation (DOT) for their “Street Smart” pedestrian safety campaign. Launched in 2016, “Street Smart” has presented posters, digital billboard ads, newspaper ads, bus exterior ads, social media posts, and a webpage with safety tips for…

MVRPC Introduces Two New Regional Profiles

The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) introduced two new profiles to their Regional Profile Series last week. The series contains data and analyses relevant to the region, providing a foundation for future planning, coordination, and project development efforts. The new Miami Valley Workforce Regional Profile looks at the region’s workforce, highlighting the most common…

Innovative Tech Fund Helping Expand Internet Access in California’s Low-Income Communities

The California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) and the state government have an ambitious goal for 2023: wire 90 percent of California’s households to expand Internet access. CETF has approached engaging civic leaders in a regional way, funding regional consortia to work on aggregation of rural demand. Regional roundtables help them plan the integration of broadband…

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