Letters, Week of March 5, 2015 | East Villager & Lower East Sider

Letters, Week of March 5, 2015

Tolls would kill commerce

To The Editor:
Re “Group hopes to build support for tolls on East River bridges” (news article, Feb. 19):

Tolls and congestion pricing would kill commerce in Manhattan, in my opinion. Right now many people shop in New Jersey where free parking and lower sales tax are a big attraction. Those sales will never return to Manhattan if tolls and congestion pricing are implemented. Move NY, the group behind this plan, must have an ulterior motive.
Perry Rothenberg

Ferry good news

To The Editor:
Re “Grand St. affordable ferry service to set sail by 2018” (news article, Feb. 12):

Thanks to The Villager for publicizing my petition to bring the ferry here, and helping make this possible.
Joseph Hanania

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