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Is 'Congestion Pricing' Good at Reducing Traffic, or Is It Just Another Big Price Gouge?

It may be just another burden for New Yorkers. Cab driver Doug Schifter committed suicide last week, severely distraught due to the crushing weight of the gig economy. Uber, Lyft—and even congestion pricing—were some of the distressing issues he pointed to in the months and weeks leading up to his death. While at one time he could work 40 hours a week and make good money driving a black car, he was now working 100-plus hours a week, and still unable to make ends meet.
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