Tom Puckett
March 20, 2020 - 5:16 pm
Coronavirus concerns prompt Thruway Authority to start cashless tolling.
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The cashless toll gantry beyond the South Grand Island Bridge on the 190-N (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 14, 2019 - 3:00 am
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WBEN) - Some Grand Island residents have discrepancies in their E-Z Pass statements and were charged more than 20 times the nine cents it should cost residents to cross the bridge. Jim Marinello is one of those residents. He showed us his E-Z Pass statement which showed dozens...
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Dave Debo
August 24, 2017 - 6:26 am
(WBEN) For Williamsville Mayor Brian Kulpa, the pending switch to all electronic toll collection on Grand Island is a breath of fresh air. " I can walk outside early morning when the Thruway has some backups on it, close my eyes, take a deep whiff and get immediately transported to New York City,"...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo will be in Western New York this morning with a stop scheduled on Grand Island, at a time when there havebeen several calls to remove or reform tolls there. The location has fueled speculation that the Governor may announce changes to the tolls on the Grand Island bridges. For...
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Brian Mazurowski
March 22, 2017 - 9:55 am
Grand Island, NY (WBEN) - The call to remove the tolls on the Grand Island bridge is growing louder. A public forum hosted by WNY for Grand Island Toll Barrier Removal will be held Wednesday night. At the event, a presentation will be followed by an opportunity for any Western New Yorker to voice...
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