Lincoln Tunnel

Birds Eye View of the George Washington Bridge

New Jersey Wants an Exemption from Manhattan Congestion Charge

With cordon pricing coming to Manhattan in 2021, New Jersey motorists who pay up to $15 in bridge or tunnel tolls don't want to have to pay another $10 to $14 to drive into the Central District Business tolling zone, but exemptions come with a price.

April 18, 2019 - The New York Times

Lincoln Tunnel

Are Tiles Falling in Manhattan Tunnels?

In advance of unveiling his infrastructure plan on Tuesday night, President Trump pointed to the hazards posed by "missing tiles" in two New York City tunnels and wondered aloud how many had fallen on motorists. Answer: none.

March 3, 2017 - amNew York

Bike Tunnel To Manhattan: A Proposed Relay Between Advocacy And Consultancy

<p> If you’re working in the transportation industry, you know there are basically two ways to contribute to the amazing shift in perspective going on in our country towards livable streets: Advocacy or Consultancy.  On one hand, you can work with a non-profit organization or advocacy group to push the envelope and make a stir.  This is the perceived over-the-top approach because the norm is so far away from where things could really be.  For example, in a saner world, the Critical Mass bike rides that have long rubbed New York City Police the wrong way would not be necessary because thousands of bicyclists would already be respected and given appropriate space on city streets.  But someone has to scream “Wake Up!”  On the other hand, you can choose to work “from the inside

March 12, 2009 - Ian Sacs

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