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Martin Robins of the Alan Voorhees Transportation Center said the project is way overdue.VIDEO
By naming one of his deputies to run the Port Authority yesterday and putting the agency in charge of building an expanded Moynihan Station in Midtown, Gov. Andrew Cuomo put another footprint in the center of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s New York City.
Commuters grumbled and the AAA threatened a law suit as the toll hikes went into effect this week. VIDEO
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's plan to increase tolls is just the latest in a series of cost saving measures -- is there a cautionary tale from other urban centers or a creative model the region can follow?
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will support a toll hike, but one that is substantially less than originally proposed by the Port Authority, reported ABC News. ABC reported that the governors will support a toll increase of $1.50 at peak hours, and a 25 cent increase on PATH fares.VIDEO
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the Port Authority can’t justify more than $1 billion the agency pays to outside contractors for services each year – and he’s setting his sights on similar contracts at 20 other agencies.