- Associated Press - Thursday, February 6, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Staten Island residents and drivers of commercial vehicles using the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge may soon be paying reduced tolls for crossing the bridge.

Cuomo says Thursday that Staten Island residents enrolled in the E-ZPass program who drive non-commercial vehicles would pay $5.50, while commercial vehicles that make more than 10 trips a month over the bridge would be charged 20 percent less.

Residents currently pay $6.36 per crossing for one or two trips during a month and $6.00 each for three or more trips.

The toll plan still has to undergo an environmental review. If approved, it’s anticipated the reduced fee will take effect on April 1, 2014.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide