Toll Hike

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Tolls Going Up At Port Authority Crossings

It’s going to cost more to cross the bridges and tunnels operated by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.

12/05/2014

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MTA Begins Public Hearings On Plans For Toll And Fare Hikes

Among the proposals is raising the base fare on the MetroCard from $2.50 to $2.75 while increasing the bonus on a pay-per-ride MetroCard.

12/01/2014

Vehicles on the George Washington Bridge on May 27, 2013, Memorial Day (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Toll Hike Now In Effect For Bridges, Tunnels Between NYC And N.J.

Effective Sunday, motorists were paying more to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for the use of bridges and tunnels from New Jersey into New York City.

12/01/2013

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Toll Hikes At Port Authority Bridges & Tunnels Go Into Effect Sunday

Drivers using E-ZPass on the trip home from the long Thanksgiving weekend will have to stomach some fare hikes.

11/29/2013

A subway rider pases her MetroCard through a reader at Grand Central station (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

MTA: Planned Fare Hikes To Be Smaller Than Initially Announced

Due to cost-saving measures, the 2015 and 2017 fare and toll increases will amount to a 4 percent hike, instead of the original 7.5 percent.

11/13/2013

New York State Thruway Toll Plaza at Tappan Zee Bridge (file / credit: Google Maps)

No Toll Hikes Coming To Tappan Zee Bridge, Thruway In 2014

A finance task force will be created by the end of the year to explore toll options to help finance a new bridge.

11/08/2013

Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Activist To Protest New MTA Toll Hike With Pennies

As of 2 a.m. Sunday, new MTA fare hikes are in effect on all bridges and tunnels.

03/03/2013

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Latest Round Of Toll Hikes Takes Effect Sunday Morning

More toll hikes will take effect this weekend at bridges and tunnels in the New York Metro area.

03/02/2013

Verrazano Narrows Bridge (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayoral Hopeful Catsimatidis Rails Against Higher Fares As MTA Toll Increases Are Set To Take Effect

In less than a week, cash tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will hit $15.

02/25/2013

Mother falcon circles as her chicks are banded 693-feet atop the Brooklyn tower of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in 2011. Fort Hamilton in Bay Ridge is in the background. (credit: MTA)

Staten Island Residents Protest Against Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Toll

Staten Island residents on Saturday protested against the toll on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which has now reached $15.

01/26/2013

Toll Plaza (file/credit: CBS 2)

Toll Increases Take Effect On Port Authority Crossings

Sunday’s toll hikes are the second of five annual increases approved last year in a process that critics said was rushed and lacked transparency.

12/02/2012

CBS 2's Steve Langford asks Port Authority Chairman David Samson a question. (credit: CBS 2)

Port Authority Chairman Says Toll, Fare Hikes Weren’t Imposed To Pay For WTC

The billion dollar question is exactly where is the Port Authority toll hike money is going.

09/20/2012

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

NJ State Troopers Earning Big Overtime Bucks To Oversee Construction

Ongoing construction along the New Jersey Turnpike has been a boon for a small group of state police troopers who oversee the work.

12/25/2011

Toll hike sign on Garden State Parkway - Hillsdale, NJ - Dec 19, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Drivers Brace For Higher Tolls On NJ Turnpike, Garden State Parkway

Signs are already in place reminding motorists that beginning Jan. 1, tolls will increase 50 percent on the Parkway and 53 percent on the Turnpike.

12/19/2011

Vehicles approach the George Washington Bridge toll plaza - Fort Lee, NJ - Sep 23, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Conflicting Statements About Port Authority Using Toll Increase Money For World Trade Center

Are Port Authority toll hikes being used to rebuild the World Trade Center? That’s what the agency claimed when it argued for the increases. But court documents filed by the Port Authority conflict with that statement.

11/30/2011

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