Who do New Yorkers think should pay to fund subway repairs?

New York City Subway
A C Train pulls into the 125th Street station in Harlem on May 7, 2017. (Photo by Todd DeFeo/The DeFeo Groupe)

Registered voters in New York City have an idea for who should pay for subway repairs, a new poll reveals.

According to a recent Quinnipiac University poll, 64 percent of New York City registered voters said they prefer a millionaires’ tax instead of a form of congestion pricing as the best way to raise money for mass transit. A further 21 percent oppose such a plan.

By a 52-40 percent margin, voters oppose a congestion pricing plan to raise money for mass transit by charging motorists a toll to enter Manhattan, while reducing tolls on bridges that do not connect to Manhattan.

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