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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont used a visit to the state’s busiest train station to promote his transportation plan, which includes a highway user fee for large trucks.

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will put a planned fare hike vote on hold citing the financial impact of the pandemic on its customers.

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The New York State Thruway Board voted to raise tolls by nearly a third for drivers who don’t have an electronic E-ZPass, beginning in January. The change has so far drawn little reaction among the public, but two state Senators are against parts of the plan.

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The plan to charge drivers who enter Manhattan south of 61st Street was supposed to go into effect in 2021. The plan has been delayed by about a year, but could get a push from President-Elect Joe Biden.

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Overnight on Friday, the New York State Thruway will make the switch to all cashless tolling. By Saturday morning, cameras mounted on steel gantries above the roadway will extract the tolls from E-ZPass accounts, or send bills to motorists without one.

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