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Eric Bonhommer (credit: PAPD)

Police: Truck Driver Used License Plate On Hinge In Attempt To Beat NJ Toll

An officer observed the front license plate on Eric Bonhommer’s truck swing up behind the bumper as the vehicle passed through the toll plaza on Thursday, police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said.

04/18/2014

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

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

Florida Man Accused Of Trying To Avoid Tolls At GWB

Busted at the bridge. A driver has been accused of going to great lengths to avoid paying tolls.

11/03/2013

Metro-North Railroad train at the Croton-Harmon Station - Croton-on-Hudson, NY - Jul 20, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

First Round Of MTA Fare Hikes Take Effect; Subway, Bus Fares Increase Sunday

Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Rail Road fares have gone up between eight and nine percent, depending on distance and ticket type.

03/01/2013

Mother falcon circles as her chicks are banded 693-feet atop the Brooklyn tower of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. 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

Long Island Railroad ticket machine (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

MTA Releases Final Fare, Toll Increase Proposal

If approved, Long Island Rail Road riders will be hit with increases as high as 15 percent.

12/14/2012

Holland Tunnel Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

Next Phase Of Toll Hikes To Take Effect On Port Authority Bridges, Tunnels

The cash toll the George Washington Bridge, Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel, Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing will increase $1 to $13.

11/30/2012

E-ZPass lane (file/credit: CBS 2)

NJ Lawmakers Vote To Have Cost Of Toll Appear On E-ZPass Display

Currently, the display system shows drivers that the toll has been paid but not how much has been deducted from their account.

11/29/2012

Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

Audit: Port Authority ‘Must Implement’ Toll Hikes To Fund Projects

The report is being released Wednesday one year after the Port Authority increased tolls on its Hudson River crossings.

09/19/2012

New York City Taxi (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cabbie Accused Of Charging Bogus Toll Fees Within Manhattan

A New York City cab driver has been accused of taking passengers for a ride. Driver Emad Wanass got his taxi license back in December, but the TLC has learned that since then he has allegedly charged nearly 300 riders for tolls on fares within Manhattan.

08/29/2012

Holland Tunnel (credit: CBS 2)

Port Authority Ordered To Restore Toll-Free Perks For Some Retirees

The benefits were pulled more than a year ago at the behest of Gov. Chris Christie, who was critical of the perks given to nonunion employees.

03/24/2012

Port Authority Police say Miguel Vivar was caught trying to cheat the toll on the GWB. (credit: Port Authority)

Port Authority Cracks Down On Toll Cheats By Suing Top Offenders

The Port Authority is also going after drivers who alter their license plates. One driver installed a toggle switch on his dash board which made the plate flip up, so cameras couldn’t catch him dodging the tolls.

03/02/2012

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

Garden State Parkway Sees Decline In Toll Cheating

New Jersey Turnpike Authority executive director Veronique Hakim says she’ll know by next month how much money has come in as a result of the crackdown. Officials estimated that $16 million was lost to exact-change cheats last year.

11/30/2011

The World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2011 (credit: Robert Deutsch-Pool/Getty Images)

Audit To Examine Decade Of Port Authority Spending

Officials say an audit will take a closer look at Port Authority employee compensation and why costs are rising to rebuild the World Trade Center.

09/23/2011

Garden State Parkway (credit: AP Photo/Mike Derer)

NJ Turnpike Authority Changing Toll System On Garden State Parkway

Officials decided to end the system that allowed motorists who didn’t have enough change to take envelopes and mail the payment.

09/08/2011

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