Eliminating toll booths at the Grand Island bridge was a good idea. However, New York State should have eliminated the tolls as well.
It makes no sense to mail you a bill for $1 considering postage and handling, and then for us to write a dollar check and spend another 50 cents postage to send payment to tolls by mail – Payment Processing Center.
I do not want E-ZPass where they take money out of your account at the bank.
Another instance, I had to pay $8.15 for a $1.80 toll in Lackawanna for entering a green arrow toll lane where there wasn’t any attendant in the booth. It was too dangerous to get out of the vehicle and traffic behind me blowing their horns. I proceeded through and later received a violation notice.
You can drive interstate roads from New York to Florida without paying any tolls except in New York.
The signs the governor had installed should read: “Welcome to New York, the high tax state.”
Dennis M. King