Before jacking up truck tolls 45 percent on the New York State Thruway and raising the toll at the Tappan Zee Bridge to pay for a new bridge, how about cracking down on toll cheats?
It marks the second phase of a toll and fare increase package approved by the authority in August 2011.
When it comes to funding construction for a new Tappan Zee Bridge, officials say people are speaking with their wallets.
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.
The future will not be free. There will be tolls. But how you give up your money will change.
Larry Schwartz, a top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, gave the estimate at a public meeting in Ramapo on Thursday. The new price is nearly three times the current toll cost of $5.
Standard & Poor’s said it has reduced its outlook on bonds to finance the state Thruway Authority to negative from stable. The ratings agency also said “aggressive” toll increases may be needed.
You’re not going to avoid a toll on the Garden State Parkway, but you might avoid stopping at a toll plaza.
A Florida truck driver who allegedly used fake license plates _ from different states _ to evade tolls is facing numerous charges after being stopped on the George Washington Bridge in New Jersey.
Last year, the Port Authority instituted the first round of a two-part toll and fare hike. Now, Sen. Frank Lautenberg wants to stop round two from going into effect.
Westchester County and Rockland County executives want mass transit support to be an essential part of the bridge.
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has agreed to pay the state Motor Vehicles Commission up to $35,000 to process vehicle registration suspensions for drivers who owe more than $1,000 in unpaid tolls and fees.
The agency has filed another 14 lawsuits against what it calls its most egregious toll violators. That brings the total number of suits to 33 since February when the agency announced its “Wall of Shame” program.
It’s been years since there were tolls in Connecticut, but today there is a public hearing about bringing them back.
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.