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Henry Hudson Bridge (file/credit: Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Toll Evasion Up Nearly 800 Percent On Cashless Henry Hudson Bridge

One in three drivers who receive a bill in the mail never pay it, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

03/31/2014

MetroCard (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Costly Commutes: Fare Hikes & Toll Spikes Coming To A Location Near You

Commuters just can’t catch a break. Fares and tolls will be going on up virtually everyone commuting or driving into and around New York City.

02/26/2013

New Yorkers wait in traffic as they head into Manhattan from Brooklyn as the city continues to recover from superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: HOV Restrictions Lifted, Monday’s Commute Will Still Be ‘Slower Than Normal’

In a press conference Sunday afternoon, Mayor Bloomberg announced that the carpooling regulations put in place after Superstorm Sandy will not go back into effect for the work week.

11/04/2012

A New York City Police Officer watches for cars that do not have the required 3 or more passengers from entering the Manhattan Bridge from the BQE Expressway on November 1, 2012. (credit: Beth Keiser/Getty Images)

Carpooling Restrictions At Manhattan-Bound Bridges And Tunnels Lifted Friday Afternoon

“Although, if the city is so clogged the way it was last Wednesday where even emergency vehicles couldn’t get around we will reinstitute these,” Bloomberg said. “They did make a very big difference. Even though they do impact and inconvenience a lot of people, safety once again is the most powerful thing and the most important thing to us.”

11/02/2012

Traffic Approaching The Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge (credit: Matt Overton)

Carpooling Requirement Creates Nightmare Commute Into Manhattan

Vehicles entering Manhattan by the four East River bridges and the Lincoln Tunnel must have three or more passengers on Thursday and Friday between 6 a.m. and midnight.

11/01/2012

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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

A couple of police officers ride the shuttle between New York's Times Square and Grand Central Station, Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

New Yorkers Have Mixed Reaction To News Of Terror Threat

The boost in security was obvious to many commuters around New York City’s bridges, tunnels and mass transit hubs Friday.

09/09/2011

E-ZPass - File / Photo: E-ZPass/Getty Images

Exclusive: Large Number Of Tri-State Residents Do Not Use E-ZPass; Question Is Why?

Call it a cash crunch. Despite access to E-ZPass, a sizable percentage of drivers have not signed on, and are content sitting in long lines, and paying full fare.

08/03/2011

In this Friday, July 4, 2008 file photograph, lifeguards in Wildwood, N.J., watch people playing in the Atlantic Ocean. (credit: Mel Evans,file/AP)

Hitting The Beach This Memorial Day, Gridlock Sam Offers Travel Tips

Ready! Set! Travel! (Right now, if possible.)

05/26/2011

Schumer Wants E-Z Pass Text Alert System To Help Avoid $50 High-Speed Toll Fees

Schumer wants the four toll agencies that operate E-ZPass in New York State to implement a text-message warning system to alert drivers when their balances run low and about any impending charges they may face.

04/28/2011

A toll gate is removed from the Henry Hudson Bridge - New York, NY - Jan 20, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Toll Gates Removed From Henry Hudson Bridge

The Henry Hudson Bridge is expected to be a cashless crossing in 2012.

01/20/2011

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 - May 11, 2007 - Photo: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880

Fare Hike Approved; Bridge, Tunnel Tolls Next

October 27 is T Day.

10/08/2010

The toll plaza at the Henry Hudson Bridge - New York, NY - Sep 28, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Cashless, Gateless Tolls For Henry Hudson Bridge

More than 80% of the business at the bridge is E-ZPass and the approach roads are relatively simple.

09/28/2010