Beginning August 1, 2019 the Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF) also known as Pier Pass will increase 1.9%. The increase matches the increase in longshore wages and assessment rates which will take place beginning tomorrow. The new rate for a 20 footer will be $32.12 while the rate for a 40 will be $64.24.
The very successful PierPass program will be making changes that are expected to take place in the fourth quarter of this year. It is informally known as PierPass 2.0, and the change will replace the current congestion pricing model with an appointment-based system. They will use a single TEU (twenty foot equivalent)-based flat fee on… Read more »