Park & Sail
Higher taxes. Higher gas
prices. It seems more now than ever everything is just getting more
expensive by the minute! Being residents of the NYC Metro Area, many
have already experienced the toll and fare increase that was approved
for the bridges, tunnels, and PATH trains.
Toll/PATH Fare Increase (as of September 18, 2011)
- Port Authority of New York and New Jersey approved the toll hike. Increase will began on September 18, 2011
- Tolls for cars with EZ Pass will increase $1.50 in September and 75 cents each December from 2012-2015.
- Drivers without EZ Pass will pay an additional $2 surcharge that
will be rounded up to the nearest dollar to reduce the burden on toll
takers fumbling with quarters and to encourage EZ Pass use.
- Trucks with EZ Pass = additional $2 per axle in September from 2012-2015.
- Non EZ Pass trucks = additional $3 axle cash penalty.
- PATH fares currently $1.75, will increase 25 cents per year for four years.
(all statistics were obtained from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey website, www.panynj.gov)
So if you don’t have an EZ Pass, good luck! Will you still drive into the city? If so, you may want to reconsider other options!
When we ask our NY Waterway
riders why they don’t drive into the city, we always get the similar
responses about traffic congestion, tolls, finding convenient parking
and PAYING for parking once in the city, gas prices fluctuating close to
$4 per gallon, and over all wasted time! Why would you want to put
yourself through such a hassle of driving? Now with the increase in
taking the PATH and bridge and tunnel tolls, why WOULD you want to go
through such an aggravation?
Here at NY Waterway,
we pride ourselves in being 98% on time. We know how valuable time is
to our commuters, and we continue to provide you with the best
transportation service out there.
If tolls and traffic have you down, we may have the solution for you! We
realize you have many choices in commuting in/out of NYC and NJ, and
are thankful for those who choose, “The Better Way to Go!”
Best way in and out of NYC? Park and Sail Park
your car at our Port Imperial terminal, and take the smooth ride over
to Midtown or Downtown! Save money, save time, and commute with ease!
Avoid those spikes in tolls, traffic and other transportation fares, and
make the switch today with NY Waterway.
For more information and full article on the TOLL and PATH FARE HIKES please continue on to the following link:http://www.panynj.gov/press-room/press-item.cfm?headLine_id=1401