E-ZPass

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Drivers Cry Foul After Learning Of E-ZPass Discount Deception

Thanksgiving is a week away and AAA estimates 41 million drivers will hit the road for the holiday. Many with E-ZPass will face a discount deception once they cross state lines.

11/20/2014

E-ZPass lanes ahead of the Holland Tunnel. (Credit: CBS2)

Drivers Beware: E-ZPass Discounts Don’t Apply Across State Lines

Drivers with E-ZPass can get a discount on tolls, but it’s not as easy as one might think.

11/19/2014

E-ZPass says these e-mails are a phishing scam. (Credit: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

E-ZPass Warns Of Phishing Scam E-Mails About Unpaid Tolls

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and other agencies were cautioning the public Tuesday night about a phishing scam disguised to be a warning about unpaid tolls.

07/08/2014

Eric Bonhommer (credit: PAPD)

Police: Truck Driver Used License Plate On Hinge In Attempt To Beat NJ Toll

An officer observed the front license plate on Eric Bonhommer’s truck swing up behind the bumper as the vehicle passed through the toll plaza on Thursday, police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said.

04/18/2014

Sign for Verrazano Bridge toll in Brooklyn, March 7, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Lawmakers: ‘The Tolls Are Too Damn High,’ Seek Discounted Verrazano Toll

State Sen. Marty Golden and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis are leading the effort to reduce the $15 toll for frequent bridge users from Brooklyn. The toll for E-ZPass tagholders is $10.66 per trip.

03/07/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge toll plaza, Tarrytown, N.Y. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Call For Tappan Zee Toll Break For Locals

This follows Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal earlier this month for Staten Island residents to pay reduced tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

02/24/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces proposed toll drop on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Feb. 6, 2014. (credit: Monica MIiller/WCBS 880)

Cuomo Announces Toll Drop For Staten Islanders Who Take Verrazano

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was on Staten Island Thursday afternoon to announce the new effective cost of the toll will drop to $5.50 for Staten Island residents in non-commercial vehicles.

02/06/2014

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Seen At 11: E-ZPass Scam May Affect Thousands Of Drivers

Thieves are targeting E-ZPass customers in a new scam that may impact thousands of drivers.

01/17/2014

Vehicles on the George Washington Bridge on May 27, 2013, Memorial Day (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Toll Hike Now In Effect For Bridges, Tunnels Between NYC And N.J.

Effective Sunday, motorists were paying more to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for the use of bridges and tunnels from New Jersey into New York City.

12/01/2013

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Report: N.J. Man Discovers E-ZPass Is Tracked All Over NYC

A New Jersey driver, known on the Internet as Puking Monkey, discovered his E-ZPass was being used to track to his car even when he was nowhere near a toll booth.

09/19/2013

New York State Thruway in South Nyack, just beyond Exit 10 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Could Change Where Tolls Are Collected

South Nyack Mayor Bonnie Christian told WCBS 880 reporter Paul Murnane that the current scheme to throw a system of E-ZPass gear in a steel gantry over the Westchester bound lanes at Exit 10 on I-287 is unacceptable.

04/11/2013

Assemblyman William F. Boyland. (credit: assembly.state.ny.us)

Brooklyn Assemblyman Charged With Bribery Faces New Charges

Federal prosecutors charged Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. of Brooklyn with three counts of mail fraud Monday.

03/19/2013

Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Activist To Protest New MTA Toll Hike With Pennies

As of 2 a.m. Sunday, new MTA fare hikes are in effect on all bridges and tunnels.

03/03/2013

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Connecticut Legislators Take Up Bill To Put Tolls On Borders

The bill under discussion Monday in the General Assembly’s Transportation Committee would place tolls at Connecticut’s borders and proponents see tolls as the only way to raise money for badly needed road and bridge repairs.

02/25/2013

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Tarrytown - Aug 16, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Cashless Tolls May Be On The Horizon For New Tappan Zee Bridge

For those without E-ZPass, a picture of the license plate will be snapped and the car’s owner will be mailed a bill for the toll.

02/18/2013

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