Editorial: The Stunning Hubris of NYC Police Benevolent Association Demand for Cops to Be Exempt from Congestion Pricing Tolls

Well, that didn’t take long.

One week after state officials made history by with congestion pricing tolls to reduce congestion and raise money for the transit system, police union boss Pat Lynch demanded in the Daily News on Monday that cops should not pay the new charge because “the burden should not fall on the backs of … public safety professionals who protect the public.”

“We shouldn’t have to pay a toll every time we report for duty,” added Lynch, the president of the New York City Police Benevolent Association.