Consumers Paying The Price For Truck Toll HikesWhile, as of this past Sunday, many drivers are paying up to $14 to cross the George Washington, Bayonne and Goethals bridges, the Holland and Lincoln tunnels and the Outerbridge Crossing, the cash toll for 18-wheelers is now $114.
Latest Toll Hikes Take Effect On Port Authority Bridges And TunnelsStarting at 3 a.m. Sunday, the tolls jumped 75 cents for cars with E-ZPass, costing $9.75 for off-peak hours and $11.75 for peak times.
Toll Increases Take Effect On Port Authority CrossingsSunday's toll hikes are the second of five annual increases approved last year in a process that critics said was rushed and lacked transparency.
Sen. Lautenberg, Port Authority Exec Bill Baroni Get Heated About Toll Hikes On Capitol HillA 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.
Public Sounds Off At Port Authority Hearings On Possible Toll, Fare HikesThe 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.
Area Residents Sound Off Ahead Of Port Authority Hearings On Proposed Toll HikesThe Port Authority said the additional revenue is necessary to pay for new bus projects and much-needed fixes for bridges, roads and airports.
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.