tolls

Infrastructure fixes running out of gas

We can’t expect tomorrow’s dwindling fossil-fuel-powered vehicles to adequately fund already under-funded highways while the e-powered elite rides free.

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Rhode Island to begin trucks-only toll construction this week

RIDOT says after the gantries are installed, its tolling contractor will begin an approximate one-month test of the system before the tolls go live to truckers.

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More tolls or no tolls? Two-thirds of readers say no

Just a third of readers favored any liberalization whatsoever in the ability of government to toll interstate routes, whether current or new routes or expansion lanes.

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POLL: Should tolls on existing or new interstate lanes/routes be allowed?

With liberalization of rules around use of tolls on existing and new federal-aid interstate routes and lanes back in highway infrastructure funding discussion, what's your view on whether tolls ought to be allowed as a funding mechanism?

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NJ dump truck driver, small fleet owner arrested for more than $60k in unpaid tolls

He was pulled over, and authorities found the E-ZPass account had been revoked and suspended with more than 500 violations. He was arrested on the scene.

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Rhode Island delays rollout of trucks-only toll plan

Rhode Island officials won’t deliver the state's deliver truck-only tolls until after Christmas, to allow sufficient time for comment on the environmental impact of initiating tolling at the first two of 14 locations where gantries will be built.

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Round-up: Meme-ing the ELD mandate w/ Ind. enforcement, Hoosier toll plan floated with study

In which the state of Indiana conducts a study of the revenue-producing effect of tolling most every Hoosier interstate. And an enforcement rep shares a personal opinion on ELDs that will sound pretty familiar, among plentiful e-log memes ...

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Bestpass adds toll management services, discounts to central Florida expressways

The new partnership with the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) adds more than 100 miles to the Bestpass toll management network. CFX manages seven named expressways, 64 interchanges and 301 bridges in a four-county area around Orlando.

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Road trippin’: Trump’s hollow infrastructure pledge

This industry and the public at large deserve a rational plan, not smoke and mirrors, for maintaining and improving our infrastructure.

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Truckers earn win – for now – in Rhode Island tolling battle

Rhode Island DOT has proposed to ban trucks from certain secondary roads that could be used to avoid future trucks-only tolls. Rhode Island's State Traffic Commission voted down the proposal for now, requesting more information from RIDOT.

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