Bloomberg Proposes $8 NYC Congestion Fee

Drivers soon may have to fork over $8 for a one-way pass into Manhattan if New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg gets his way.

Seeking to alleviate some of the metropolis’ congestion woes, Bloomberg is proposing the fee for motorists entering Manhattan below 86th Street, WCBSTV.com reports.

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"Next thing he's gonna charge us to cross the street," one driver said.

Not everyone agreed.

"Things here are gonna grind to a halt if something is not done to relieve the congestion on New York City's streets," said Noah Budnick of Transportation Alternatives.