tolls

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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Hours of service, CSA top targets for House transportation committee

The transportation committee in the U.S. House said it intends to target hours of service rules, CSA and state tolls in the upcoming term.

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Pennsylvania, Kansas turnpikes increase tolls

On Sunday, drivers begin paying a toll increase on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and in three weeks, Kansas Turnpike users also will see a toll hike.

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NY decides against truck toll hikes

A preliminary plan to raise tolls on truck drivers traveling the New York Thruway has been scrapped in favor of a new plan that involves shoring up spending and better asset management.

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