Outerbridge Crossing

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

Outerbirdge Crossing

Port Authority To Allow Cash Customers Through E-ZPass Lanes In Emergencies Like Outerbridge Crossing Debacle

An Easter backup approaching the Outerbridge Crossing has lead to a new policy from the Port Authority.

04/27/2011

Drivers were stuck in traffic for hours on Easter Sunday (credit: Bill Lyons, Staten Island Advance)

Port Authority Head To Attend Public Meeting Over Easter Traffic Jam

Lawmakers from Staten Island were still outraged at the decision to have just one cash lane open at two toll bridges to New Jersey, which created massive traffic backups on Easter.

04/26/2011

(credit: Bill Lyons, Staten Island Advance)

S.I. Councilman James Oddo Incensed By Easter Traffic Jam At Outerbridge Crossing

Oddo called the decision to keep only one cash lane open at the bridge on busy Easter Sunday “galactically stupid.”

04/25/2011

The George Washington Bridge is seen from the Fort Lee Historic Park - Fort Lee, NJ - Sep 29, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Port Authority’s New Budget Holds Line On Tolls

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey approved a $7.2 billion budget that holds the line on tolls and will eliminate 200 jobs through attrition next year.

12/08/2010

Outerbridge Crossing (Photo/Flickr.com)

Outerbridge Crossing To Close Over The Weekend

Part of the Outerbridge Crossing will be closed for repaving over the weekend.

10/22/2010

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