Legislation is moving through Congress that would take some control away from the Port Authority and provide oversight by the U.S. DOT to protect drivers against massive toll hikes.
Right now, you need a hands-free device to use your cell phone. What is under consideration would be an all-out ban on use of your cell phone behind the wheel.
According to AAA, spare tires could soon disappear altogether.
The New York City area has three cruise ship terminals. In the wake of the recent catastrophe, is business about to dry up?
Commuting by car got a bit less attractive in 2011.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says it’s prepared to handle the more than 11 million travelers who will use its airports, tunnels, bridges and PATH system between now and New Years.
Some of the top ten traffic bottlenecks in the New York City area are not in the five boroughs, but those roads that go around them, according to a new study.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey plans to spend more than $2 billion on building the new World Trade Center next year, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is continuing his criticism of the agency.
Are Port Authority toll hikes being used to rebuild the World Trade Center? That’s what the agency claimed when it argued for the increases. But court documents filed by the Port Authority conflict with that statement.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says it expects more than 5 million people will be using its bridges, tunnels, trains and airports over the holiday weekend.
Instead of “the check is in the mail,” city drivers could soon find “the ticket is in the mail” if they step on the gas pedal too hard.
Taxi drivers say they’re getting fewer customers going from New Jersey into Manhattan because fewer people want to pay the tolls. The drivers themselves are left with the cost.
Tolls at Hudson River crossings went up 50 percent last week from $4 to a new total of $12. For E-ZPass users, tolls spiked $1.50 to $9.50.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of regular gasoline in New York was $3.87 on Friday, down from around $3.90 last week. That’s still over a dollar higher than last year, when motorists were paying $2.82.
The American Automobile Association is demanding that the federal government put the breaks on huge rate hikes to cross the Hudson River that go into effect Sunday, calling the increase illegal and absurd.