Advocacy Group Issues New Push For East River Bridge Tolls, Congestion PricingA new push has begun to impose tolls on the free East River bridges and tax drivers coming into Manhattan.
Outer Borough Residents Blast Proposal For Tolls On East River BridgesArdent protests erupted Friday against the latest attempt to put tolls on the free East River bridges as part of a congestion pricing plan.
Opposition Growing To Proposal For Tolls On East River BridgesAssemblyman David Weprin, D-Queens, told reporters Sunday at the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge that implementing tolls at now-free bridges won't work.
Transit Advocates Finalize Plans For Tolls At East River BridgesGetting across an East River bridge between Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens may no longer be free if a group of transit advocates has its way.
Poll Finds New Yorkers Think Congestion Is 'Serious' ProblemA total of 86 percent of participants of a new Quinnipiac University study said traffic congestion in New York City is a ``very serious'' or ``somewhat serious'' problem.
De Blasio: 'Interesting And Innovative Ideas' In New Congestion Pricing PlanA 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.
Bridge Tolls With A Twist: 'Fairness' Pricing Proposed For East River SpansThere 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.
Group Renews Push To Toll East River CrossingsSupporters 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.
MTA Releases 4 Different Proposals Outlining Fare, Toll HikesThe 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.
Connecticut To Study Congestion Pricing On I-95Connecticut 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.
Skelos Pledges To Block Congestion PricingWith an old proposal back with a new name, a powerful New York State lawmaker is pledging to block it's revival.
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.