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.
BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Cashless tolls on the New TZ Bridge may sound convenient, but toll payer be forewarned not paying your $5 fare within 30 days may result in a $100 fine per trip according to bridge users who gathered at Sen. David Carlucci’s discussion on Cashless Tolls on at the Nanuet library on Wedensday. […]
By Rockland County Executive Ed Day I was among a group invited by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to take part in the opening ceremony for the new bridge, a bridge I will always think of as the Tappan Zee. It was hard not to be impressed. The new bridge is nothing short of majestic – […]
BY JANIE ROSMAN Tomorrow is a long-anticipated day: the westbound span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge will open to westbound motorists. The media was offered a peek at the $3.1-mile, $3.98 billion project today, its first since the eight main span towers were finished in December. Since then, crews have been working to complete that […]
BY JANIE ROSMAN Photo credit New York State Thruway Authority For many, late August signifies the nearing end of summer (though not for another month) and the beginning of another school year. However, in two weeks (August 25) — and weather permitting — the New NY Bridge project will reach another milestone. When rush hour wanes and […]