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Sign for Verrazano Bridge toll in Brooklyn, March 7, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Lawmakers: ‘The Tolls Are Too Damn High,’ Seek Discounted Verrazano Toll

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.

03/07/2014

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

City Officials Call For Equal Toll System For New York City Bridges

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and City Councilman Vincent Gentile said they plan to introduce a resolution in the New York City Council that will call for a fair system of fares on both sides of New York City’s bridges.

02/08/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces proposed toll drop on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Feb. 6, 2014. (credit: Monica MIiller/WCBS 880)

Cuomo Announces Toll Drop For Staten Islanders Who Take Verrazano

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.

02/06/2014

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

City Council Candidate: Bike Lanes Would Prevent Suicides On Verrazano Bridge

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.

09/27/2013

Destruction from Sandy at Cedar Grove Avenue on Staten Island (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Online Petition Asks To Waive Tolls On Verrazano Bridge As S.I. Rebuilds After Sandy

The petition launched last week on the site SignOn.org requests a three-month moratorium on Verrazano Bridge tolls for Staten Island residents, relief workers and volunteers.

12/05/2012

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Staten Islanders Furious As MTA Considers A $15 Toll To Cross Verrazano Bridge

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.

09/22/2012

Police try to talk down a man standing on the outer edge of the Verrazano Bridge while threatening to jump on Monday, July 23, 2012 (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Cop Helps Talk Down Suicidal Man From Verrazano Bridge

Around 12:30 p.m. Monday, police got a call that a man had parked his car on the bridge, got out and stepped over the railing.

07/24/2012

The Space Shuttle Enterprise seen from Chopper 880 being moved at JFK International Airport ahead of her barge trip to the Intrepid - Queens, NY - Jun 1, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New Jersey En Route To Intrepid

On Tuesday morning, the Enterprise will depart from Elizabeth, passing the Statue of Liberty at 9:50 a.m. and the World Trade Center at 10:40 a.m. before completing its journey to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum at 11:30 a.m., where it will be hoisted onto the flight deck.

06/03/2012

A Staten Island Ferry makes its ways north from Staten Island to Manhattan with the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in the background (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Rescue Deer From Under Verrazano Bridge

Police rescued two deer Wednesday after they got stuck on the seawall under the Brooklyn side of the Verrazano Bridge.

10/06/2011

'Verrazano' The Kitten (credit: Animal Care & Control of NYC)

Whoopi Goldberg Adopts Kitten Allegedly Tossed From Verrazano Bridge

The kitten, named “Verrazano” by employees of the New York City Animal Care & Control, was rescued and taken to the organization’s Staten Island care center after the incident.

08/24/2011

'Verrazano' The Kitten (credit: Animal Care & Control of NYC)

Animal Care & Control Rescues Kitten Allegedly Thrown Onto Verrazano Bridge

The non-profit pet organization said an animal control officer stopped his vehicle and helped rescue the kitten with the help of some truck drivers, who blocked traffic.

07/06/2011

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

Coast Guard Bans Boats From Area Near Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

The Coast Guard has banned boats from the area near the base of the ´╗┐Verrazano Bridge´╗┐ where 1,500 live anti-aircraft shells are sitting at the bottom of Gravesend Bay.

07/03/2011

Coast Guard Ship (credit: CBS 2)

Disoriented Boater Found Unharmed In Waters Off NJ

A boater who became disoriented while traveling alone between New York and New Jersey has been found unharmed.

04/30/2011

A photo released by the Pentagon last year shows an Air Force One flyover that sparked a panic in Lower Manhattan in April 2009.

Don’t Panic: Flyovers Planned Over Hudson River

A 1958 DC-7 sightseeing aircraft was to travel south over the Hudson River to the Verrazano Bridge, then east toward Long Island, before returning to Teterboro Airport in New Jersey.

08/12/2010