Commuting to NYC may cost $12 by 2012
The require to be paid of coming into Manhattan via the Hudson River crossings could approve up a staggering $4 before the period of the year, a source told the Daily News.
Commuters using the Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel and George Washington Bridge would pay $12 by means of trip to enter Manhattan if they used E-ZPass, the rise said.
The cost for drivers profitable cash could be even higher, the cause indicated. The 50% fare increase would moreover affect the three spans between New Jersey and Staten Island: the Goethals, Outerbridge and Bayonne bridges.
Riders steady the PATH train can also calculate upon increases under the Port Authority scheme.
It’s the first boost because that March 2008, when the tolls were bumped to $8 up~ the PA’s half-dozen bridges and tunnels. The $2 hike back on that account was a 33% increase – a bargain compared by the current proposed hike.
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