by Vincent Pellecchia, Tri-State Transportation Campaign
With the new Tappan Zee Bridge construction in full swing, a recently released plan for upgraded bus service in the corridor and a projected completion/implementation date coming in 2018, the question on everyone’s mind is how much the tolls will be on the new bridge. New York State Senator David Carlucci of Rockland County has doubled down on a tax credit proposal he presented last year.
TZB tolls for locals are already low when compared to other tolls across the country. And Tappan Zee Bridge EZPass car commuters pay substantially less than what western Rockland County train riders pay.
Sept 24 At The Nyack Library: Politics Across the Hudson
Author and former manager of planning at the MTA Philip Mark Plotch will talk about his new book, Politics Across the Hudson: The Tappan Zee Megaproject at the Nyack Library on September 24 at 7p, telling the behind-the-scenes story about the planning and politics of the new TZB.