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Gov. Chris Christie appears at a bill signing - Barnegat, NJ - Aug 4, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie On Planned Port Authority Toll Hike: ‘You’re Kidding, Right?’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is putting in his two cents when it comes to the proposed massive toll and fare hike from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

08/08/2011

Former New Jersey Gov. Dick Codey is interviewed by Wayne Cabot - New York, NY - Aug 4, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Former New Jersey Gov. Dick Codey Talks Corruption, Presidential Politics, And More

Codey, never shy to speak his mind, didn’t disappoint when he stopped by WCBS Newsradio 880’s studios and spoke at length with afternoon drive anchor Wayne Cabot.

08/04/2011

Williamsburg Bridge (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Calls Renewed For Tolls On East River Bridges

One hundred years after tolls were removed from the East River Bridges, Gridlock Sam is calling for them to be reinstated to get money needed for maintenance and repairs.

07/19/2011

Traffic is seen streaming on to the George Washington Bridge - Fort Lee, NJ (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass for WCBS 880)

Gov. Chris Christie Surprised To Learn He Supports Port Authority Toll Hike

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he just found out through a newspaper that he supports raising Hudson River tolls by $2.

06/07/2011

Schumer Wants E-Z Pass Text Alert System To Help Avoid $50 High-Speed Toll Fees

Schumer wants the four toll agencies that operate E-ZPass in New York State to implement a text-message warning system to alert drivers when their balances run low and about any impending charges they may face.

04/28/2011

Route 78 in New Jersey - File Photo

Toll ‘Hot Lanes’ Not In New Jersey DOT’s Plans

The New Jersey State Assembly is holding a budget hearing today and transportation is on the agenda.

03/31/2011

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

NJ Turnpike Authority Curbs Employee Perks

More than 1,900 New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway employees will no longer get a free ride to work.

10/26/2010

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

Audit Finds Excessive Perks At NJ Turnpike Authority

Auditors say the Turnpike Authority paid its employees $30 million in unjustified bonuses and squandered millions on health insurance while tolls increased.

10/19/2010

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 - May 11, 2007 - Photo: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880

Fare Hike Approved; Bridge, Tunnel Tolls Next

October 27 is T Day.

10/08/2010

The toll plaza at the Henry Hudson Bridge - New York, NY - Sep 28, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Cashless, Gateless Tolls For Henry Hudson Bridge

More than 80% of the business at the bridge is E-ZPass and the approach roads are relatively simple.

09/28/2010

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