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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

File - The Holland Tunnel (Photo by Marko Georgiev/Getty Images)

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

Holland Tunnel Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

Next Phase Of Toll Hikes To Take Effect On Port Authority Bridges, Tunnels

The cash toll the George Washington Bridge, Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel, Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing will increase $1 to $13.

11/30/2012

E-ZPass lane (file/credit: CBS 2)

NJ Lawmakers Vote To Have Cost Of Toll Appear On E-ZPass Display

Currently, the display system shows drivers that the toll has been paid but not how much has been deducted from their account.

11/29/2012

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Staten Island Councilman James Oddo Objects To MTA Toll Hike

The MTA toll hike plan released Monday calls for $15 cash toll on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and one City Councilman raising his objection.

10/16/2012

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Cashless Tolling Coming To The Henry Hudson Bridge Next Month

The 34 MTA Bridges and Tunnels officers currently working at the bridge toll plaza will be moved to jobs at other crossings.

10/09/2012

Henry Hudson Bridge Toll Plaza (file / credit: Google Maps)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Your Future Commute – New Tolls

The future will not be free. There will be tolls. But how you give up your money will change.

09/12/2012

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 (file / credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Officials: $14 Toll Expected For New Tappan Zee Bridge; Commuters Go Ballistic

Larry Schwartz, a top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, gave the estimate at a public meeting in Ramapo on Thursday. The new price is nearly three times the current toll cost of $5.

08/03/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Cuomo Proposes Discount Plan That Would Provide Price Break For Staten Islanders

The plan would mean that a 60-percent price drop would kick in on the third trip of the month over the Goethals Bridge, the Bayonne Bridge and the Outerbridge Crossing.

06/24/2012

Vehicles approach a Garden State Parkway toll plaza (file / credit: Dough4872 via Wikipedia)

Tolls On Garden State Parkway Could Go All-Electronic

You’re not going to avoid a toll on the Garden State Parkway, but you might avoid stopping at a toll plaza.

06/11/2012

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Port Authority: E-ZPass Speeders Could Have Accounts Suspended

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is sending warnings to E-ZPass customers who exceed the 5 mph speed limit.

05/04/2012

The George Washington Bridge enveloped by fog - Fort Lee, NJ - Mar 17, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

Sen. Lautenberg Calls For Port Authority To Hold Off On Next Toll Hike

Last year, the Port Authority instituted the first round of a two-part toll and fare hike. Now, Sen. Frank Lautenberg wants to stop round two from going into effect.

05/02/2012

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Sen. Lautenberg, Port Authority Exec Bill Baroni Get Heated About Toll Hikes On Capitol Hill

A hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday focused on an issue that is of major concern to commuters — high tolls. And New York and New Jersey are in the spotlight.

04/18/2012

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

Holland Tunnel (credit: CBS 2)

Port Authority Ordered To Restore Toll-Free Perks For Some Retirees

The benefits were pulled more than a year ago at the behest of Gov. Chris Christie, who was critical of the perks given to nonunion employees.

03/24/2012

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