August 26, 2011
Albany, NY

Governor Cuomo Adds the Throgs Neck and Bronx-Whitestone Bridges to List of Bridges With Toll Suspensions

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo tonight announced the MTA will add the Throgs Neck and the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge to the list of bridges with toll suspensions. Earlier, Governor Cuomo announced that in order to facilitate the mandatory evacuation of residents living in low-lying Zone A areas and the Rockaways, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will suspend certain fares and tolls.


The fare and toll suspension is effective in the following areas:


  • Tolls are already suspended at the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge and the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge.
  • Starting at 8:00 PM today, the following changes will go into effect:
    • Tolls will be suspended on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, Throgs Neck Bridge and Bronx-Whitestone Bridge.
    • Fares will be suspended on buses throughout the city.
    • Fares will be suspended for subway and rail passengers at stations in the mandatory evacuation area.