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New York Assemblyman David Weprin and other officials speak in opposition to proposed tolls on East River bridges on March 1, 2015. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Opposition Growing To Proposal For Tolls On East River Bridges

Assemblyman David Weprin, D-Queens, told reporters Sunday at the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge that implementing tolls at now-free bridges won’t work.


Artist's rendering of future Tappan Zee Bridge replacement (credit:

Looming Budget Shortfall Might Send Thruway Tolls Soaring

E.J. McMahon with the Empire Center for New York Policy said the Thruway Authority might have to hike tolls 44 percent in four years or look at a nearly $16 toll on the new Tappan Zee


(credit: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

Government Report Blasts Port Authority For Fast-Tracking Toll Hikes

The report concluded that the Port Authority didn’t give the public enough opportunity to review and comment on the proposed increases.