New Jersey congressmen on New York toll plan: Drop dead

Nat Bottigheimer, New Jersey director for the Regional Plan Association, an urban research and advocacy organization, noted that the fee rollout, if handled poorly, could have negative effects on drivers and public transit.

“But assuming New Jersey drivers who pay tolls to enter Manhattan are credited somehow for the tolls they pay on bridges and tunnels, New Jersey commuters — the vast majority of whom take bus or rail transit — will benefit from improvements made to MTA or from reduced auto congestion on bus routes across the river,” he said in an email.

Read more on The Inquirer