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Holland Tunnel Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

Toll Hike Coming To Port Authority Bridges And Tunnels

Starting on Sunday at 3 a.m. drivers will have to pay more to cross Port Authority bridges and tunnels.

11/30/2013

New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton (file)

New Jersey Legislature Sends Minimum Wage Hike To Christie’s Desk

The New Jersey Legislature on Monday sent a bill to the desk of Gov. Chris Christie that would raise the state’s minimum wage by $1.25, to $8.50 per hour.

12/03/2012

New York City Taxi Cab

City Council Bill Hikes Fines On Taxi Drivers Who Refuse Passengers

New York City taxi drivers who refuse to take passengers to their requested destination will soon be slapped with increased fines. The City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill that increases those penalties.

05/12/2011

Parking Meter (credit: CBS 2)

Parking Meter Rates On The Rise In NYC

The new rates won’t kick in up in the Bronx until March and Department of Transportation workers in Brooklyn and Staten Island won’t start changing the meters in those boroughs until April.

01/03/2011

(AP Photos/Bebeto Matthews)

Riders Furious Over Fare Hikes After Service Disruptions

Long-awaited fare hikes finally arrived on Thursday after a week of frustrating delays on buses, subways and more. Despite roads and rails still being affected by Sunday’s blizzard, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority went ahead with its scheduled increase in fares.

12/30/2010

MTA Subway - File/Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Fares Going Up On NYC Subways, Commuter Rails

Starting at midnight, a new round of MTA fare hikes will go into effect.

12/29/2010

Downed power lines (credit: CBS 2)

LIPA Customers To See Power Bill Hike

The utility said the past two storm seasons have been unusually severe.

10/11/2010

MetroCard (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Report: Steep Monthly MetroCard Hike On The Way

Commuters who ride the subways are likely to suffer sticker shock when they hear the latest proposed fare hikes for MetroCards.

08/24/2010