tolls

Readers: ‘No’ to truck size/weight increase

Six in 10 driver respondents to a poll about increases to truck sizes and weights favor no change to limits, citing concerns about current repair of roads and bridges, competition and limited benefit otherwise.

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Tolls in the news: Round-up

News from around Pennsylvania, New York and South Carolina show the rhetoric on and interest in tolls from lawmakers is high, if not always well-grounded...

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Toll talk re-emerging in advance of highway bill

Today, it feels like we're on more solid footing with not only a wider swathe of industry opinion but also among the general public, where tolls sentiment has generally trended dead-set against pricing existing interstates.

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Anti-tolls group formed by trucking companies, truck stops, other sectors

Several trucking companies and trucking trade groups have joined a band of other business and consumer organizations to form an anti-tolling group who says its mission is to keep existing interstates toll-free.

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Tolls could drop on NYC bridge

Truckers may soon qualify for a 20 percent toll discount on a New York City bridge if they make more than 10 crossings that month using E-Z Pass.  On Feb. 6, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced reaching agreement with legislative leaders to fund toll relief for qualified drivers using the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, linking Brooklyn and Staten Island. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is scheduled to review the Democrat's proposal at its Feb. 26 meeting. The plan also must ...

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Tidbits on tolls: Where the money goes, state-by-state breakdown and more

What states have the most tolls? And how is the money divvied up? A recent infographic offers a glimpse into questions regarding tolls in the U.S.

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N.C. further limits tolling with legislation

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has signed the second of two bills that limit the state’s ability to toll existing lanes.

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N.C. governor signs anti-tolling bill

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed last week a bill into law that will prohibit the state from tolling existing Interstate lanes.

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Ohio approves 2.7 percent toll hike, speed limit increases

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill which includes a proposed 2.7 percent annual increase in Turnpike truck tolls through 2023 and approves speed increases on some roadways.

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Tolls likely for proposed Ohio River bridge replacement

The Federal Highway Administration describes the Brent Spence Bridge as “functionally obsolete" because of capacity, sight distance and safety issues.

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