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MTA Approves Hikes Across NYC Bridges and Tunnels


The MTA reached a unanimous decision this week, announcing that tolls on seven bridges and two tunnels in New York City are set to go up on April 1. Current toll rates will increase an average of 7.08 percent, the MTA said.

As per the announcement by the MTA on Thursday, tolls will increase from $6.12 to $6.55 for E-ZPass users on six crossings: the Bronx-Whitestone, Triboro, Throgs Necks, and Verrazzano bridges, and the Brooklyn-Battery and Queens-Midtown tunnels. Drivers without E-ZPass will be charged $10.17, up from $9.50 today.

Meanwhile, on Upper Manhattan’s Henry Hudson Bridge, tolls will increase by 20 cents for E-ZPass users and 50 cents for everyone else. The Cross Bay and Marine Parkway bridges in Queens, meanwhile, will see tolls spiked from $2.29 for E-ZPass and $4.75 for everyone else to $2.45 and $5.09, respectively.

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