NEVER ENDING INCREASES: Toll hike AGAIN

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The Port Authority voted Thursday to approve a proposal to increase tolls, fares and other fees at bridges and tunnels, airports and the PATH transit system.

  • Cash tolls will rise from $15 to $16, and E-ZPass rates will rise $1.25 for both peak and off-peak periods, by the beginning of 2020.
  • Off-peak, New Jersey-New York E-ZPass tolls will be $11.75, up 12% from $10.50.
  • E-ZPass peak discount to be reduced from $2.50 to $2.25, off-peak discount to be reduced from $4.50 to $4.25
  • Non-E-ZPass will be $16, up 6.67% from $15.

Airports

Here is what that breakdown will be at Newark, La Guardia and JFK airports:

  • Air tran: from $5 to $7.75 – a massive 55% increase
  • For-hire vehicle: Pick-up and drop-off price would be $2.50 each, starting Oct. 3, 2020.
  • For-hire vehicle driving two or more parties, known as a pool: Pick-up and drop-off price would be $1.25 each, starting Oct. 3, 2020.
  • Taxis: Pick-up price would be $1.25 starting Oct. 3, 2020, and increase to $1.75 starting Oct. 1, 2022. There is no drop-off price.
  • PATH base fare will remain $2.75, but multi-trip discount to be reduced

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