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Congestion pricing

Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘Interesting And Innovative Ideas’ In New Congestion Pricing Plan

A new proposal would add tolls to East River bridges – all of which are now free – but lower the cost at crossings not well-served by public transit.

03/21/2014

Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Bridge Tolls With A Twist: ‘Fairness’ Pricing Proposed For East River Spans

There is a new plan for changing the city’s traffic patterns that would, yes, put tolls on the East River bridges, but dramatically drop the cost of traveling over other city spans.

11/26/2013

The Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg (bottom-top) Bridges are seen in New York City - Jul 1, 2007 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Group Renews Push To Toll East River Crossings

Supporters of the Move NY campaign said the proposal is all about fairness. The plan would implement a $5 toll or $7.50 cash on the Brooklyn, Manhattan, Williamsburg and 59th Street bridges.

11/26/2013

MetroCard machine (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Releases 4 Different Proposals Outlining Fare, Toll Hikes

The MTA said it’s necessary to raise rates to pay for costs it doesn’t have control over like debt service, pensions, energy and employee and retiree health care.

10/15/2012

I-95 - New Haven, CT - Mar 29, 2012 (credit: CT DOT)

Connecticut To Study Congestion Pricing On I-95

Connecticut has in hand $1.4 million in federal money and it will use that to test out so-called congestion pricing on I-95 between Greenwich and New Haven.

03/29/2012

Traffic is seen on 42nd Street - New York, NY - Jan 27, 2011 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Skelos Pledges To Block Congestion Pricing

With an old proposal back with a new name, a powerful New York State lawmaker is pledging to block it’s revival.

01/28/2011

Times Square - New York, NY - Feb 10, 2010 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Move Over Congestion Pricing, Say Hello To ‘Traffic Pricing’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial plan to charge people to drive into key parts of Manhattan during the week was back on the highway on Wednesday.

01/26/2011

(credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Commuting Costs About To Skyrocket

If you drive to work in New York City buckle your seat belts and get ready for some serious sticker shock.

11/23/2010