Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Tappan Zee Bridge

Focused on Climate Change, Will Cuomo Reconsider the Transit-Less TZB?

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In August, three county executives supported Governor Cuomo’s Tappan Zee Bridge plan in exchange for a “transit task force” that would study how to strengthen transit between Rockland and Westchester counties. At the time, advocates greeted the announcement with cautious optimism, awaiting details on the task force from the governor. They’re still waiting. “It’s been […]

Fend Off the Tappan Zee Death Spiral With a Bridge Diet

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Bloomberg reports today that Governor Andrew Cuomo has charged the Thruway Authority with appointing a panel to  “find alternatives, revenue generators and cost reductions that reduce the potential toll increases” on the replacement Tappan Zee Bridge. The Cuomo administration revealed late last week that the superwide, transit-less replacement bridge — estimated to cost $5.2 billion — […]