You think London commuting is bad…

Under a plan announced jointly by the Mayor and Governor of New York, drivers entering the most congested part of Manhattan would have to pay a charge comparable wth London’s congestion charge. The plan requires approval from the state legislature

The Mayor and  Governor have said the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is in crisis. About a third of trains run late. Decades-old signals require large gaps between trains, leading to commuters struggling to squeeze into crowded railway cars at rush hour.