New $11 tax in works to drive into New York City

Drivers already pay taxes on their cars, gasoline, parking, roads and more.

Now, some may need to get ready for a tax on where they go.

A special $11 tax, if ever you want to drive into New York City, is being considered.

The Heartland Institute reports the idea is under consideration by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

His “Fix NYC” task force hopes to cut traffic congestion and raise revenue for the Metropolitan Transit Authority by charging $11.52 for a car to enter Manhattan, $25.34 for a truck, and $2 to $5 per ride for sharing services.

“The proposal would make New York the first city in the United States to charge drivers for entering its downtown core. Drivers could avoid the fee only by entering Manhattan through either of the two city-owned East River bridges and bypassing the congestion zone,” the report explains.

It’s all in the wake of reports that New York’s



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