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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)

Bloomberg Issues Minimum Passenger Mandate For Cars Entering Manhattan

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday that even though the power should be back on in the next few days, driving remains treacherous and that safety should be the only priority among motorists.

10/31/2012