New York To Suspend Registrations Of Chronic Toll Evaders Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that soon after the start of the new year, the state's Department of Motor Vehicles plans to suspend the registration of any motorist who fails to pay five tolls within a period of 18 months.
Port Authority Letters Seeking To Collect Old Tolls Mistaken For ScamSome drivers have become confused about a Port Authority effort to collect money from toll violators – thinking it’s a hoax and a scam.
Schumer: New Tolls On I-95 In Connecticut Will Jam Up Westchester StreetsLawmakers in Connecticut have been discussing bringing tolls back to Interstate 95. But residents across the state line in New York are worried that such a move could jam their local streets with traffic.
Sen. Schumer Urges NY Have 'Seat At The Table' In Conn. Toll Planning ProcessA possible toll on I-95 at the New York/Connecticut border has some concerned it could send traffic through suburban neighborhoods, causing traffic, safety and environmental concerns.
Electronic Tolling Bill Clears Connecticut Transportation CommitteeA bill that could lead to electronic tolls on Connecticut's highways has cleared its first legislative hurdle.
MTA Announces Plan To Hike Fares, Tolls 4 Percent Over 2 YearsThe proposed hikes, announced Monday, would take effect next March.
Mystery Surrounds Tappan Zee Bridge Funding, Potential Toll HikeThe builders of the new Tappan Zee Bridge said Thursday that they are on schedule, and untroubled by a $500 million federal loan that just fell through this week.
Conn. Lawmaker Wants To Impose Tolls On Interstates To Raise Infrastructure RevenuesThe U.S. Department of Transportation secretary has said federal funds are nearly tapped out. Rep. Tony Guerrera said the gas tax alone is no longer enough to fund road repairs as car become more fuel efficient.
Assemblyman Calls Plan To Privatize N.J. Turnpike Tolls 'Ludicrous'Some lawmakers and toll collectors were less than enthused Tuesday with a plan by the News Jersey Turnpike Authority to privatize toll collections on the turnpike and the Garden State Parkway.
Lawmakers Call For Tappan Zee Toll Break For LocalsThis follows Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal earlier this month for Staten Island residents to pay reduced tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
Former State Lawmaker Questions East River Crossing Toll PlanAs December brings higher tolls to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey crossings, another effort is in progress to toll crossings across the East River that are currently free.
Toll Hike Coming To Port Authority Bridges And TunnelsStarting on Sunday at 3 a.m. drivers will have to pay more to cross Port Authority bridges and tunnels.