Verrazano Narrows Bridge
State Sen. Marty Golden and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis are leading the effort to reduce the $15 toll for frequent bridge users from Brooklyn. The toll for E-ZPass tagholders is $10.66 per trip.
This follows Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal earlier this month for Staten Island residents to pay reduced tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo was on Staten Island Thursday afternoon to announce the new effective cost of the toll will drop to $5.50 for Staten Island residents in non-commercial vehicles.
Officer Thomas Choi was reopening the lower roadway of the bridge between Staten Island and Brooklyn shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday when he was hit by a car.
The MTA said a host of issues including the cost, high winds and the weight of the suspension cables would all need to be a part of a feasibility study which would not begin until next year or later.
Police talked down a man who was apparently suicidal from the Verrazano Bridge on Tuesday.
Pavement replacement work is set to begin on the Outerbridge beginning Tuesday night. The span, which links Perth Amboy with Staten Island, N.Y., will be closed from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. from Mondays to Thursdays. It will be closed on Fridays from 11:59 p.m. to 7 a.m. Saturday.
More than $2 million of high-tech steel has been pressed into service to replace the upper deck of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and it is coming from China.
The chicks hatched three weeks ago on a girder six feet below the bridge’s lower level. Their parents are among 20 pairs of peregrine falcons living in New York City.
As of 2 a.m. Sunday, new MTA fare hikes are in effect on all bridges and tunnels.
Commuters just can’t catch a break. Fares and tolls will be going on up virtually everyone commuting or driving into and around New York City.
Mayoral Hopeful Catsimatidis Rails Against Higher Fares As MTA Toll Increases Are Set To Take Effect
In less than a week, cash tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will hit $15.
Staten Island residents on Saturday protested against the toll on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which has now reached $15.
Inspiring or inappropriate? New Yorkers and runners from around the world debated whether a marathon should be run with disaster for a backdrop.
Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Officer Edward Grimm and Officer Lee Simons got to the vehicle and saw little Arthur Tyminsky with the seat belt wrapped around his neck about eight times