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cat NYC-Area Bridges, Tunnels Hits Pre-Pandemic Levels

May 24, 2022


Traffic at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s bridges and tunnels has returned to pre-pandemic levels, partly due to changes in traveling habits, said Rick Cotton, the agency’s executive director.

“At the bridges and tunnels, the volumes have recovered to pre-pandemic levels or actually slightly above,” Cotton told Bloomberg Television on May 23. “I think you’d have to say that there has been somewhat of a shift of people preferring to drive in cars as opposed to using public transportation.”

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