Tolling and Pricing Program - Links to Tolling and Pricing Program Home

New York (5 facilities)

New York Table 1: Geographic and Infrastructure Characteristics  (NA is not available)
ID Location Agency History Scale Type Separation
Urban Area Road Segment Year Opened Current Status # of Lanes (GP/ HOV) Length
(Lane-Miles/
Route-Miles)
224 Long Island I-495 exit 33 to exit 64 New York DOT 1994 Open 6 / 2 80.0 / 40.0 Concurrent (median) Buffer
225 New York West Drive (Central Park) Lenox Ave. to 7th Ave. New York City Departments of Transportation and Parks & Recreation January 3, 2005 Open 0 / 4 14.0 / 3.5 Separate roadway NA
226 New York/New Jersey I-278 Verr. Br. - Battery Tunnel New York DOT 1995 Open 3 / 1 4.0 / 4.0 Bus/HOV Moveable and fixed concrete barrier
227 New York/New Jersey I-495 Maurice Ave. to QM Tunnel New York DOT mid-late 1990's Open 3 / 1 2.6 / 2.6 Contra flow Moveable barrier
228 New York/New Jersey I-278 Slosson Ave. to VN Bridge New York DOT late 1990's Open 6 / 2 5.2 / 2.6 Concurrent (median), bus only Buffer

 

New York Table 2: Policy and Utilization Characteristics (NA is not available)
ID Location Eligibility Days/Hours of Operation Inter-mediate Access Allowed Utilization Peak Hour Violation Estimate Peak Hour Travel Time Savings (minutes)
Urban Area Road Segment HOV Eligibility Special Fuel Eligibility AM Peak Hour Utilization (persons, vehicles, % of total vehicles) PM Peak Hour Utilization (persons, vehicles, % of total vehicles)
224 Long Island I-495 exit 33 to exit 64 2+ CPV Program 6 to 10 AM, 3 to 8 PM Ramps NA NA 7% NA
225 New York West Drive (Central Park) Lenox Ave. to 7th Ave. 2+ NA M-F: 7 to 10 AM NA NA NA NA NA
226 New York/New Jersey I-278 Verr. Br. - Battery Tunnel 3+ & buses No 6 to 10 AM 92nd St; Prospect Expwy. NA NA NA 15
227 New York/New Jersey I-495 Maurice Ave. to QM Tunnel 3+ No 6 to 10 AM None NA NA NA 5
228 New York/New Jersey I-278 Slosson Ave. to VN Bridge Buses only No 24/7 None 3000; 70; 1.3% 2800; 60; 1.1% NA 5

 

Notes – ID 224 (I-495): Four segments were built between 1994 and 2005, after the initial segment began operation.  ID 225 (West Drive): Open to 2+ HOVs M-F 7 to 10 AM.  Open to general traffic M-F 3 to 7 PM.  No traffic allowed during other times.  ID 226 (I-278): Converted from 2+ to 3+ in September 2001.  ID 227 (I-495): Originally for buses only, then 3+ HOVs were allowed.  ID 228 (I-278): Originally operated from 6 to 10 AM, then converted to 24/7.  Facility was extended after the initial segment began operation.

Previous | Next

December 2008
FHWA-HOP-09-030

Office of Operations