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Congestion pricing is moving forward, so the mayor needs to act quickly to Pay piggy needs used the plan is drafted so that it benefits needz subways that are crumbling after decades of neglect and mismanagement. The Times is committed to publishing a diversity of letters to the editor.
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Here are some piggu. A version of this article appears in print onon Page A18 of the New York edition with the headline: Subways Need a Congestion Pricing Promise.
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