Port Authority Proposes Nearly $5 Billion Capital Spending Increase for Multiple Projects

NEW YORK—The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has proposed $4.8 billion in additional capital spending as part of its 10-year $32.2-billion capital plan, including a brand new AirTrain Newark project and additional funding for AirTrain LaGuardia and for the redevelopment of Newark Liberty Ter

Port Authority May Raise Tolls On GWB, Other Bridges And Tunnels: Report

Together, the measures would raise $235 million a year and would be used to upgrade Port Authority infrastructure.The agency also wants to impose a new, $4 on taxi trips to Newark Liberty and the other Port Authority airports.

Port Authority Plan Calls For Hikes At Bridges, Tunnels And Area Airports

“That’s not good for us, because you know what, it’s too much money.They will take the Uber or something like that,” one yellow cab driver said.A series of community meetings will be held starting next month, where the public can weigh in on the proposal.The Port Authority of New York an

Port Authority seeking fare, toll hikes across New York area

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.The agency said Tuesday the increases are needed to keep up with inflation and pay for more than $30 billion in capital projects.The Port Authority is also seeking a $4 surcharge on taxis and app-based car services at New York-area airports.