Toll Hike

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.


Holland Tunnel (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

NJ Man Files Lawsuit Over Port Authority Toll Hikes

Cash tolls on the George Washington Bridge, Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel, Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing went up from $8 to $12 on Sunday.


Union members pack a hearing on Port Authority toll hikes - Jersey City, NJ - Aug 16, 2011 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

N.J. Politicians Just As Angry Over Port Authority Prices Hikes

Following Sunday morning’s toll and fare hike for bridges and tunnels crossing the Hudson River, politicians on the New Jersey side are furious.


Port Authority Bus Terminal - New York, NY - Aug 15, 2003 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Buses Face Toll Hikes At Port Authority Hudson River Crossings

NJ Transit estimates bus tolls will more than double to $8.6 million.


Holland Tunnel (credit: CBS 2)

Port Authority Approves Toll, PATH Train Fare Hikes; Commuters: ‘It’s Highway Robbery’

The Port Authority passed hefty toll and fare hikes on Friday. But instead of raising them all at once, commuters will be hit with five yearly increments.


Holland Tunnel (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images, FILE)

Port Authority Toll, PATH Fare Hikes Less Than Half Of What Was First Proposed

Governors Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo are riding to the rescue of people who use the PATH trains and the river crossings, including the Holland and Lincoln tunnels and the George Washington Bridge.


Gov. Chris Christie speaks at Tehrune Orchards - Princeton, NJ - Aug 17, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Chris Christie Says He Still Hasn’t Decided On Toll Hike

The Port Authority board is slated to vote on a massive proposed toll and fare hike. After that, it heads to the governors of New Jersey and New York.


Holland Tunnel (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Port Authority To Hold Public Hearings On Proposed Toll, Fare Hikes

Commuters will have nine chances to express their opinions about a proposal to pay more at the Hudson River Crossings.


Gov. Chris Christie appears at a bill signing - Barnegat, NJ - Aug 4, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie On Planned Port Authority Toll Hike: ‘You’re Kidding, Right?’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is putting in his two cents when it comes to the proposed massive toll and fare hike from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.


N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

NJ Senate OKs Toll Increase Rollback

The New Jersey Senate has voted to roll back a planned highway toll increase. Democrats said the increase shouldn’t go forward because it was meant to help pay for a new rail tunnel into New York that won’t be built.


N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

NJ Democrats Advance Toll Hike Rollback

The Senate Transportation Committee on Thursday voted 3-2 to cancel toll hikes on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway that begin next year.


DRPA To Consider Delaying Toll Hikes

The DRPA’s financial advisers don’t support a delay, fearing it could lower bond ratings and jeopardize loans. But some DRPA commissioners says commuters should be spared the pain.


DRPA Expected To Decide On Toll Hike Wednesday

The agency’s financial advisers warn that delaying hikes could hurt its credit worthiness.


DRPA To Consider Delaying Toll Hike Until 2012

The agency originally planned to raise tolls earlier this year on its four Philadelphia area bridges to $5 from $4, but was able to push back the increase to July 2011. The tolls are one-way, paid only by Pennsylvania-bound motorists.


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

MTA Slams Drivers Yet Again, Approves Hike

The commute just got more expensive for most drivers. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Wednesday approved yet another toll hike. Some drivers will soon be paying as much as $13.