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Press Release
March 13, 2008
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New Tolls Start Sunday, March 16, 2008

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Press Release
February 28, 2008
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E-ZPass on-the-Go on Sale Now at Select New York Area Stores: Simply Get It and Go

E-ZPass on the Go

 

"E-ZPass on-the-Go" on Sale Now

at Select New York Area Stores:

Simply Get It and "Go"

Press Release
February 22, 2008
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MTA Bridges and Tunnels Breaks Record for Vehicular Traffic in 2007

MTA Bridges and Tunnels' nine facilities handled 304.3 million trips in 2007, the most paid trips in the 72-year operating history of the agency, surpassing its previous record of 303 million set in 2004.

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge carried the most traffic, with 70.3 million trips, followed by the Triborough Bridge with 62.5 million. The highest traffic was in August, when 27.2 million trips were made, while the single busiest day was Friday, June 22 with 973,864 single day trips. The record for 2007 represents an 0.74% increase over 2006 traffic.

Press Release
February 12, 2008
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Streamlined E-ZPass Application: Short-cut to Savings

MTA Bridges and Tunnels has fast-tracked the process to sign up for an E-ZPass account with the introduction of a new simplified one-page application form.

Applications are now available upon request at any cash lane at Triborough, Throgs Neck, Bronx-Whitestone, Henry Hudson Bridges, and the Queens Midtown and Brooklyn-Battery Tunnels.

Press Release
February 8, 2008
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E-ZPass Application Now Available at Select DMV Offices in All New York City Boroughs

MTA Bridges and Tunnels is making it more convenient than ever to sign up for an E-ZPass account by making applications available at 11 designated New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) locations within New York City.

Press Release
February 4, 2008
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Special Advisory SuperBowl Giants Parade

NY Giants Victory Parade will especially impact Brooklyn Battery Tunnel Traffic Tuesday from early morning until 2pm. Expect Delays. Use Transit If You Can.

Press Release
January 10, 2008
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MTA Announces Plans to Tear Down Vacant Toll Booths and Other Improvements at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

MTA Bridges and Tunnels today announced a series of planned improvements for the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge toll plaza, including a design for removal of the long-unused eastbound toll booths and re-alignment of the eastbound roadway. Demolition is expected in 2011. The eastbound booths have not been used since 1986 when one-way toll collection began.

Press Release
January 3, 2008
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Registration Open Till January 22nd for MTA Bridges and Tunnels Maintainers Civil Service Exam

MTA Bridges and Tunnels is looking to hire women and men age 21 and older with trade skills to work as Maintainers at the agency's facilities, which connect the five boroughs of New York City. Registration is open now through January 22, 2008 to sign up for the exam, which will be given on Saturday, April 26, 2008.

Press Release
January 2, 2008
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Henry Hudson Bridge Parkway Lane Closure Continues through Mid-January 2008

Motorists are advised that closure of the western-most parkway lane leading to the upper level northbound toll plaza of the Henry Hudson Bridge will continue through mid-January 2008. The lane has been closed since October 9 in order to repair the stone parapet wall.

In addition to the wall repair, which involves rebuilding, re-setting, cleaning and pointing the stone along the entire 400 feet of the wall, there will be installation of a bridge rail in front of the wall, and relocation of a light pole and foundation.

Press Release
December 27, 2007
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Happy and Safe New Year from MTA Bridges and Tunnels

As 2007 draws to a close, here are some travel tips for our customers who plan to be on the roads, bridges and tunnels this New Year's Eve. "As always, the safety of our customers is our chief concern," said David Moretti, Acting President of MTA Bridges and Tunnels. "We encourage New Year's revelers to opt for mass transit especially if they are traveling into Manhattan, but if driving is necessary we urge motorists to proceed with extra caution this holiday."

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