Tunnels

Subway riders stand on a number 4 train passing through Grand Central station March 25, 2009 in New York City.  The Metropolitan Transportation Authority that controls the subway system passed a proposed overall fare hike to help close a $1.2-billion budget gap. The hike will raise fares to $2.50, from $2.00, for a single ride and $103, from $81, for a 30 day MetroCard.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

MTA Announces Plan To Hike Fares, Tolls 4 Percent Over 2 Years

The proposed hikes, announced Monday, would take effect next March.

11/17/2014

Vehicles on the George Washington Bridge on May 27, 2013, Memorial Day (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Toll Hike Now In Effect For Bridges, Tunnels Between NYC And N.J.

Effective Sunday, motorists were paying more to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for the use of bridges and tunnels from New Jersey into New York City.

12/01/2013

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Latest Round Of Toll Hikes Takes Effect Sunday Morning

More toll hikes will take effect this weekend at bridges and tunnels in the New York Metro area.

03/02/2013

Toll Plaza (file/credit: CBS 2)

Toll Increases Take Effect On Port Authority Crossings

Sunday’s toll hikes are the second of five annual increases approved last year in a process that critics said was rushed and lacked transparency.

12/02/2012

Amtrak Train (Photo by Donald Bowers/Getty Images for Amtrak)

Amtrak Tunnels Flooded During Sandy To Reopen Friday

Amtrak has announced plans to reopen three tunnels providing access to and from Penn Station on Friday, nearly two weeks after they were flooded and severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

11/07/2012

Port Authority Bus Terminal - New York, NY - Aug 15, 2003 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

State Auditors: Excessive Overtime At Port Authority

New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says Wednesday overtime “flows like water” at the agency responsible for the region’s airports, seaports, PATH rail system, tunnels and bridges between New York and New Jersey.

08/17/2011

Erling Kagge under the Big Apple (credit: CBS 2)

Explorer Travels Under Streets Of NYC

Kagge, local guide Steve Duncan and photographer Andrew Wonder traveled from the Bronx, through Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens using the miles of tunnels under the City.

01/03/2011

Verrazano Narrows Bridge (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

MTA Slams Drivers Yet Again, Approves Hike

The commute just got more expensive for most drivers. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Wednesday approved yet another toll hike. Some drivers will soon be paying as much as $13.

10/27/2010

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 on May 11, 2007. (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880

Fare Hike Approved; Bridge, Tunnel Tolls Next

October 27 is T Day.

10/08/2010