by Kipp Jarden
The plans to fast track a new Tappan Zee Bridge don’t include any of the previously promised trains or buses to ease congestion. But they do include shoulders and a dedicated lane for emergencies — be they political or otherwise.
Illustrator Kipp Jarden is a Nyack native with a BFA in animation from Savannah College of Art and Design who has a passion for creating visual art, especially in traditional forms such as hand-drawn animation and illustration. ‘€œIt Takes a Village: Tappan Zee Bridge Fast Track‘€ #20111204 Copyright 2011, Kipp Jarden
- ‘€œIt is a myth that there are a lot of people traveling East cross the Tappan Zee Bridge ,’€ 10/30/2011
- Riverkeeper, Jaffee on Opposite Sides of Tappan Zee Bridge Debate, 12/2/2011
- Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing Project Scoping Information Packet, October 2011
- Public Scoping Briefings, October 2011 Powerpoint, 10/27/2011 “Replacement Bridge Alternative” p 11.
Note: No announcement has been made on the price of future TZB II tolls, but in October 2010 a NYS Thruway planner speculated that they could run as high as $15 to bond $2 billion. The plan proposed last month suggests bonding a much higher number.