MTA toll hike now in effect

Tolls for E-ZPass drivers jumped from $6.12 to $6.55, while the charge for drivers who pay their tolls by mail rose from $9.50 to $10.17.

New York can move ahead with plan for congestion tolls

Federal officials have given New York the go-ahead to resume preparations to implement extra tolls for vehicles entering Manhattan to reduce congestion. The plan stalled over a lack of guidance from the federal government on the environmental review process. 

Union sues MTA over crowded subways

In the suit, the union argues that overcrowding on subway trains during the pandemic violates the MTA's legal duty to the safety and convenience of hte public.

More vaccination sites open in Brooklyn and Queens

This week, appointments at both locations are set aside for people from certain ZIP codes. After that, the sites will open up to eligible residents throughout the rest of the borough in which they're located.