Drivers looking to cross from New Jersey into New York over the George Washington Bridge now go through an electronic tolling system.
The busy George Washington Bridge connecting New Jersey and New York City is moving to cashless tolls, and in the process removing a reminder of a notorious piece of history.
On little Jordan Goldfarb's birth certificate, "front car seat" is listed as the place of birth.
The New York City sheriff and other authorities are reminding travelers arriving in New York City by car and train that they must quarantine for two weeks if they have been to states with high rates of coronavirus infection.
The Supreme Court on Thursday threw out the convictions of two political insiders involved in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal, saying that “not every corrupt act by state or local officials is a federal crime.”
FOX 5 was given rare access to the GWB, joined by the team at the Port Authority that oversees it, for a one-of-a-kind look at the “Restoring the George” project. It’s a roughly $2 billion, ten-year program consisting of eleven major projects. The goal is to rehabilitate essentially the entire structure.
The justices listened to arguments that the government had overreached in prosecuting Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni. Both were convicted of fraud and conspiracy for artificially creating gridlock in Fort Lee in 2013 after its Democratic mayor declined to endorse the Republican governor.
The tolls on bridges and tunnels connecting New York City to northern New Jersey are going up in 2010 to help fund more than $30 billion in capital projects.
Leonia, New Jersey, plans to seek to reverse a judge's ruling striking down its ordinance that banned nonresident drivers from using some of its streets as shortcuts to the George Washington Bridge into New York. Leonia adopted an ordinance in January in response to traffic congestion and safety issues caused by navigation apps sending motorists through town to the bridge.
As a response to navigation apps that re-route some of the tens of thousands of vehicles headed to the GWB each morning, Leonia, N.J., now bars the use of side streets to non-residents during the morning and evening commutes. Violators could face a $200 fine.