Business community presses Hochul to move quickly on congestion pricing

City businesses want newly minted Gov. Kathy Hochul to fast-track congestion pricing, saying a delay could cripple a Big Apple recovery.

A diverse group of 29 companies and interest groups, including the Real Estate Board of New York, Uber, TechNYC and the Regional Plan Association, signed a letter to Hochul on Tuesday urging her to abbreviate the timeframe for the plan to reduce Manhattan traffic and raise money for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Hochul has supported congestion pricing, but she appears to back a 16-month rollout put forward by the MTA and the Federal Highway Administration that the companies say will hobble the city’s comeback.

“Economic recovery itself demands robust

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