By County Executive Ed Day Last week the Thruway Authority announced the formation of a Toll Advisory Panel to review toll rates, potential resident and commuter discount programs and commercial vehicle rates over the Tappan Zee Bridge. I have expressed concern for how the new bridge will be funded for years now, stating that it […]
By County Executive Ed Day As we prepare to bid farewell to one of the final pieces of the old Tappan Zee Bridge as it is demolished this week; it is well past time to begin thinking seriously about the future of the new bridge. And how we are going to be able to afford […]
Yes, it’s an election year, but despite polls showing him ahead right now, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has a lot of explaining to do to his constituents, particularly the state’s growing deficit and the corruption that surrounds his office. Many are also questioning the spending spree the current governor has gone on when it comes to […]
To the Editor, I’m sure the renaming of the Tappan Zee Bridge would have never come close to passing on its own merits. There was and is no reason to change the name of the bridge! Are we going to change Tappan Zee High School to match it? Andrew Cuomo ran HUD; let him name […]
BY STATE SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI As the state moves toward a system of entirely cashless tolling, we have seen its growing pains and its shortcomings. The program’s flaws need to be addressed and need to be fixed now. In Rockland and Westchester Counties, we have witnessed firsthand the results of an aggressively expanded cashless program. […]
Photo by Fred Hodder Nyack resident and photographer Fred Hodder took this photo of the new Tappan Zee Bridge while flying out of La Guardia this January. It offers a vantage point of the new bridge you may not have seen before. Also visible is what remained of the old Tappan Zee at the time.