The development marks a rare showing of political unity between the notorious political rivals Gov. Andrew Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, including notable movement on the contentious issue of congestion pricing.
Working New Yorkers are struggling to get around our city — we can't let another year pass without action that makes their lives easier. It’s now clear that there's no way to address it without congestion pricing and other dedicated revenue streams. The time to act is now.
— Mayor Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) February 26, 2019
Supplement: Congestion pricing tolls would be supplemented with State and City revenue from a fixed amount of the new internet sales tax derived from sales in New York City, with a growth factor, and a percentage of the State and City revenue from the cannabis excise tax.
— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) February 26, 2019