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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

George Washington Bridge as seen from the Palisades Interstate Park in Fort Lee, N.J. (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Police Cracking Down On George Washington Bridge Carpool Pickups

We’ve been hearing from listeners that police are cracking down at the George Washington Bridge, where drivers and riders have been teaming up to take advantage of E-ZPass carpool discounts.

01/11/2013

Long Island Railroad ticket machine (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

MTA Releases Final Fare, Toll Increase Proposal

If approved, Long Island Rail Road riders will be hit with increases as high as 15 percent.

12/14/2012

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Commuters Facing Higher Tolls On Port Authority Bridges, Tunnels

Commuters heading to into New York City from New Jersey are now paying more after the next phase of Port Authority toll hikes kicked in over the weekend.

12/03/2012

Holland Tunnel

Work Week Begins With Higher Tolls On Bridges And Tunnels

The countdown was on Sunday night to the first morning rush since a new toll hike went into effect for bridges and tunnels run by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

12/02/2012

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