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While, as of this past Sunday, many drivers are paying up to $14 to cross the George Washington, Bayonne and Goethals bridges, the Holland and Lincoln tunnels and the Outerbridge Crossing, the cash toll for 18-wheelers is now $114.
Even after a second report was released on the politically motivated lane closures at the George Washington bridge, legislation to overhaul how the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is governed remains unsigned by both state’s governors.
The four Republican members of the Democrat-led legislative panel probing Gov. Chris Christie’s connection to the traffic jams unveiled their own 119-page report Monday, just before the panel approved releasing the group’s report to the public.
Starting at 3 a.m. Sunday, the tolls jumped 75 cents for cars with E-ZPass, costing $9.75 for off-peak hours and $11.75 for peak times.
It has been more than a year since the lane closure scandal on the George Washington Bridge, and a legislative committee has been investigating why the three access lanes were shut down – snarling traffic.
New Jersey Police Detective Joseph Walker spoke exclusively about the case that had him facing murder charges in Maryland – and advised others to stay level-headed.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said it’s not yet known what caused the crash, which occurred Sunday in Fort Lee.
Gov. Chris Christie says he hasn’t decided yet whether he’ll run for president.
Christie accused committee members of being more interested in getting their names in the newspapers and on television, and he urged them to finish up their work.
New Jersey lawmakers advanced a bill designed to improve transparency and accountability at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Port Authority police said the girl’s parents, who are from Monroe, were in a Manhattan-bound taxi when the mother went into labor around 6:30 a.m.
New Jersey and national Democratic Party leaders marked the anniversary of the “Bridgegate” scandal with an event in Fort Lee on Monday morning.
Documents first obtained by CBS 2 showed 11 Port Authority police officers on duty at the George Washington Bridge during the late closures had safety concerns, and lawmakers on Thursday wanted to know why the concerns were silenced.
Drivers were not the only ones complaining about the massive traffic tie-ups near the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, New Jersey nearly a year ago.
Witnesses said Parsons, of Princeton, N.J., was driving a red 1991 GMC pickup truck when he intentionally drove it into a Honda and a Chrysler, according to Port Authority Police.