Heavy traffic exits the George Washington Bridge as morning commuters drive into Manhattan on Nov. 1.(Photo: San Honda, AFP/Getty Images)
FORT LEE, N.J. -- Commuters are paying more to drive from New Jersey into New York City.
The next phase of toll increases kicked in at Port Authority bridges and tunnels on Sunday.
tolls on the George Washington Bridge, Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel,
Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing will increase
$1 to $13.
Tolls for E-ZPass users will go from $9.50 to $10.25 during peak commuting hours and from $7.50 to $8.25 during off-peak hours.
The Port Authority last raised tolls in September 2011.
Tolls are next slated to rise on Dec. 1, 2013, unless a lawsuit against the increase is successful.