tolls

Indiana governor announces 35 percent toll increase for trucks

With the increase, tolls for Class 8 trucks traveling across the entirety of the state would jump from $44.50 to $60.07 with cash, or from $44.46 to $60.02 with E-ZPass. The Indiana Toll Road spans about 157 miles between the Ohio Turnpike and Chicago Skyway.

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First of Rhode Island’s trucks-only tolls collect more than predicted

One month into Rhode Island’s trucks-only tolling plan, truckers have already paid $625,989 at the first two of 14 gantries to open in the state, according to the state's DOT. The trucking industry has staunchly opposed the Rhodeworks truck tolling plan. ATA this month filed a lawsuit against the state seeking to have the plan struck down in court.

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ATA sues Rhode Island over state’s trucks tolling system

The American Trucking Associations announced Tuesday it has filed a lawsuit against the state of Rhode Island, seeking to have the state's RhodeWorks trucks-only toll plan overturned in court. ATA argues in its lawsuit that the RhodeWorks plan violates the Constitution’s Commerce Clause by discriminating against out-of-state trucking companies.

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Bestpass transponder network passes 430,000 mark

Bestpass, which provides single-source payment/streamlined toll management services to fleets, has been growing significantly in the last two years, adding more than 100,000 deployed toll (and weigh-station-bypass-capable) transponders in each year.

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Maryland eliminates E-ZPass transponder fee

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced in May that the Maryland Transportation Authority is permanently eliminating the transponder fee for new customers. Additionally, MDTA will replace 400,000 old transponders that are currently being used for free.

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Two trucks-only toll booths in Rhode Island begin collection Monday

The first location is between exits 2 and 3 on I-95 and will charge truckers $3.25 once per day in each direction when passing under the gantry. The second location is between exits 4 and 5 on I-95 and will charge truckers $3.50 once per day in each direction.

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Rhode Island truck tolls delayed again

A Providence Journal report states Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti Jr. testified before Rhode Island House lawmakers last week that he expects the tolls to begin collecting "by the end of May."

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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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Pennsylvania Turnpike toll hike goes into effect Jan. 7

The increase will see the most common toll for a Class 8 truck increase from $23.60 to $25.01 for E-ZPass and from $33.10 to $35.08 for cash.

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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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