Queens lawmakers oppose a plan that would toll East River crossings, including the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, that are currently free. As a trade-off, five other Queens bridge fares would be reduced by nearly half.
Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge
BY LUKE TABET Six peregrine falcon chicks that hatched last month were recently fitted with tracking bands as part of the State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) nesting program. The chicks were hatched in nesting boxes installed by the MTA on the Throgs Neck Bridge and the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge. The nesting boxes for [...]
Tolls on the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge, suspended since Sandy, went back into the effect on Saturday, December 1. Crossing once again costs $3.25 in the cash lane and $1.80 for E-ZPass users. Since the bridge reopened a few days after the storm, fares going across the Cross Bay, along with the Marine Parkway-Gil [...]