Off-duty Staten Island cop charged with using fake license tags to evade tolls
The police officer was arrested in the same precinct where he works.
Jul 28, 6:57 PM
A day after NYC launches push to crack down on covered plates, NYPD officers flout the rule
A van with covered plates and 2 NYPD officers inside was let off despite covering their license plate with a mask. A state senator wants to engage the public in reporting future offenses.
Jul 8, 3:04 PM
MTA, law enforcement announce crackdown on obstructed license plates, toll evasion
“You don’t want to get caught, because you are going to get caught.. The sheriff’s office might be behind you lighting up, or you might get pulled over by a state trooper.”
May 20, 4:52 PM
MTA Scofflaw Gets Off Paying Fraction of His $100,000 In Unpaid Tolls And Fines
The MTA, which is in charge of implementing congestion pricing, got scammed by one of its own employees, according to the agency's inspector general.
Sep 28, 2021 2:44 PM
After Two Year Delay, MTA Announces Timeline For Congestion Pricing
"When people ask me what the single most important thing we can do to prepare for climate change, I tell them congestion pricing."
Aug 20, 2021 3:55 PM
NY Reps & MTA Push For Two-Way Toll Plan on Verrazzano Bridge
Congressman Max Rose, whose district covers Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn, has proposed charging drivers $9.50 in each direction of the Verrazzano Bridge.
Updated: Apr 29, 2019 5:09 PM
Governor Cuomo: 'The Time Has Come' For Congestion Pricing
"Congestion pricing is an idea whose time has come," the governor said.
Updated: Aug 14, 2017 4:58 PM
MTA Bridge And Tunnel Tollbooths Will Disappear Next Year
The cashless tolling system will debut in New York City in 2017, and be rolled out across the five boroughs throughout the year.
Updated: Dec 21, 2016 3:36 PM
Cops Arrest Man Who Allegedly Owes $20,869 In Unpaid Tolls
The driver allegedly had five different EZPass accounts, with hundreds of violations on them.
Updated: Nov 18, 2016 2:26 PM
Tolls Proposed For East River Bridges Would Offset MTA Costs
A coalition led by former traffic commissioner Sam Schwartz is releasing a proposal today to enact tolls on four East River bridges, in attempt to make the city's transit more equitable.
Updated: Feb 17, 2015 10:11 AM
Taxi Driver Tailgated His Way Out Of $28,000 In Tolls, Says MTA
A taxi driver has been accused of successfully running a scam which every driver in NYC has fantasized about at some point: tailgating very close to other drivers to get past bridge tolls without paying.
Updated: Apr 18, 2014 12:39 PM
Campaign For $5 East River Tolls Kicks Off Today
Congestion pricing and its progeny will never die, no matter how aggressively you lean on your horn while driving down a residential street.
Updated: Mar 21, 2014 5:53 PM
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