Opposition Growing To Proposal For Tolls On East River BridgesAssemblyman David Weprin, D-Queens, told reporters Sunday at the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge that implementing tolls at now-free bridges won't work.
Transit Advocates Finalize Plans For Tolls At East River BridgesGetting across an East River bridge between Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens may no longer be free if a group of transit advocates has its way.
De Blasio: 'Interesting And Innovative Ideas' In New Congestion Pricing PlanA 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.
Group Renews Push To Toll East River CrossingsSupporters of the Move NY campaign said the proposal is all about fairness. The plan would implement a $5 toll or $7.50 cash on the Brooklyn, Manhattan, Williamsburg and 59th Street bridges.