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New Jersey Turnpike Newark Bay-Hudson County Extension as seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)  CLICK to enlarge

Assemblyman Calls Plan To Privatize N.J. Turnpike Tolls ‘Ludicrous’

Some lawmakers and toll collectors were less than enthused Tuesday with a plan by the News Jersey Turnpike Authority to privatize toll collections on the turnpike and the Garden State Parkway.

04/29/2014

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Toll Collectors Could Lose Jobs If New Jersey Turnpike Authority Privatizes

New Jersey’s transportation commissioner says cumbersome union work rules cost the state as much as $13 million a year in salaries and benefits for extra toll collectors.

04/21/2011

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

NJ Toll Collectors Consider Concessions

The agency requested proposals from private firms to take over toll collection in July. The request included lower wages.

01/27/2011

New Jersey Toll Collectors Face Pay Cut

Privatization would likely mean pay cuts for toll collectors on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway.

01/20/2011