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The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Tarrytown - Feb. 5, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Former Assemblyman: New Tappan Zee Bridge Will Mean Major Toll Hikes

No toll hike is planned for the Tappan Zee Bridge next year, but a former state assemblyman from Westchester County said the move is only delaying the inevitable..

05/12/2013

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

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Commuters Facing Higher Tolls On Port Authority Bridges, Tunnels

Commuters heading to into New York City from New Jersey are now paying more after the next phase of Port Authority toll hikes kicked in over the weekend.

12/03/2012

File - The Holland Tunnel (Photo by Marko Georgiev/Getty Images)

Work Week Begins With Higher Tolls On Bridges And Tunnels

The countdown was on Sunday night to the first morning rush since a new toll hike went into effect for bridges and tunnels run by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

12/02/2012

Holland Tunnel Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

AAA Sues To Stop Port Authority Toll Hikes

The AAA has gone to federal court, trying to roll back the Port Authority hikes that will make the toll $15 cash by 2015.

12/01/2012

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Staten Islanders Furious As MTA Considers A $15 Toll To Cross Verrazano Bridge

The MTA wants to hike the Verrazano Bridge toll to $15 dollars. And Staten Islanders are banding together to say “enough is enough” with all these tolls.

09/22/2012

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New Legislation Aimed At Bringing Federal Oversight To Port Authority

Legislation is moving through Congress that would take some control away from the Port Authority and provide oversight by the U.S. DOT to protect drivers against massive toll hikes.

02/16/2012

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

Port Authority: AAA Lawsuit Over Toll Hikes Has No Merit

Taxi drivers say they’re getting fewer customers going from New Jersey into Manhattan because fewer people want to pay the tolls. The drivers themselves are left with the cost.

09/28/2011

Holland Tunnel (credit: CBS 2)

AAA Sues Port Authority Over Toll Hikes

Tolls at Hudson River crossings went up 50 percent last week from $4 to a new total of $12. For E-ZPass users, tolls spiked $1.50 to $9.50.

09/27/2011

The entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel - Weehawken, NJ - File Photo

Toll, Fare Increases At Hudson River Crossings Take Effect

Commuters are paying as much as 50 percent more to cross bridges and tunnels as the Port Authority’s controversial toll and fare hikes took effect.

09/19/2011

Holland Tunnel (credit: CBS 2)

Commuters Face Higher Hudson River Crossing Tolls For Start Of Work Week

The Port Authority’s controversial toll and fare hikes took effect and now commuters are paying as much as 50 percent more to cross bridges and tunnels.

09/18/2011

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

Exclusive: Port Authority $1 Billion Toll Hike Was Ruse To Give Governors Cover

Drivers going into the Holland Tunnel on Tuesday probably thought their trip into Manhattan was among the last before rates were scheduled to skyrocket. But guess what? The Port Authority fooled you.

08/09/2011

Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Ewing, NJ - Oct 12, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

NJ Democrats: Reverse Rail Tunnel Toll Increase

The Democrats said Governor Chris Christie’s plan to use the toll money to fund other highway, rail and bridge projects is “disingenuous.”

01/12/2011

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NYC Commuting Costs About To Skyrocket

If you drive to work in New York City buckle your seat belts and get ready for some serious sticker shock.

11/23/2010