Toll Increase

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

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Sen. Lautenberg, Port Authority Exec Bill Baroni Get Heated About Toll Hikes On Capitol Hill

A hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday focused on an issue that is of major concern to commuters — high tolls. And New York and New Jersey are in the spotlight.

04/18/2012

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

Public Sounds Off At Port Authority Hearings On Possible Toll, Fare Hikes

The agency says it needs the additional revenue the hikes will generate to pay for a new 10-year capital investment plan, maintain security, and complete the over-budget World Trade Center.

08/16/2011

Holland Tunnel (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Area Residents Sound Off Ahead Of Port Authority Hearings On Proposed Toll Hikes

The Port Authority said the additional revenue is necessary to pay for new bus projects and much-needed fixes for bridges, roads and airports.

08/15/2011

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Mayor Bloomberg’s Suggestion To President Obama: ‘Raise Everybody’s Taxes’

“If you want to raise taxes, don’t pick one class of people and say ‘I think they have too much money’ or ‘I don’t think they have enough money or whatever.’ Raise everybody’s taxes 1 or 2 percent, whatever it was,” Bloomberg said.

08/12/2011