Tolls

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July 22, 2015

ATA Dismisses Reason Foundation Call for Tolls

A report from the Reason Foundation outlining the benefits of tolling for infrastructure has been denounced by the American Trucking Associations.

July 8, 2015

PA Turnpike Tolls to Increase in 2016

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has approved a 6% toll increase for all customers to pay for an overhaul of the highway.

June 24, 2015

Rhode Island Senate Approves Truck Toll Proposal

UPDATED -- The Rhode Island Senate has approved a $1.1 billion plan allowing the state to create a toll on large commercial vehicles traveling through the state -- but it's unlikely it will go anywhere in the House.

June 15, 2015

Truck Toll Alternative Proposed by Rhode Island Republicans

An alternative to the proposed Rhode Island trucking toll that could eliminate the tolls completely has been brought forward by members of the R.I., House Republican Caucus.

June 5, 2015

Rhode Island Truck Tolls Stalled for Now

UPDATED -- A recently amended proposal to charge tolls for trucks crossing bridges in Rhode Island may not be included in the state budget, according to local reports -- but it could be addressed by the legislature in a special session.

June 2, 2015

Rhode Island Scales Back Tolling Plans

UPDATED -- Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo announced last minute changes to a truck tolling proposal that upset several local and national trucking groups, but the state trucking association says the plan still unfairly targets truckers.

May 28, 2015

Trucking Groups Slam Rhode Island Tolling Plan

A recent proposal in Rhode Island for a truck-only toll to pay for the state’s ailing road and bridge conditions has been met with blowback from several trucking industry groups.

March 27, 2015

BestPass Says it Can Cut Number of Transponders Needed for Tolls

A company that got its start as a way for New York State Motor Truck members to more easily manage their tolls says with a new transponder it will cover nearly all toll facilities nationwide by the end of the year and eliminate the need to have half a dozen transponders in a truck.

March 5, 2015

States Considering Highway Funding Options

While Capitol Hill may yet again slap an eleventh-hour cold patch on the highway-funding gap, state governments are moving ever more quickly and innovatively to put their infrastructure spending in order.

February 27, 2015

Rep. Ryan Favors Allowing States to Implement Tolls

Rep. Paul Ryan has stated that he favors changing federal law to afford state governments the “freedom to choose” to implement tolled highways.

January 21, 2015

Bypassing Tolls and Weigh Stations with Technology

Toll and weigh station bypass technology can help fleets cut costs and time, while the vehicle keeps rolling down the road.

December 5, 2014

Port Authority Toll Rates Increasing in N.Y. and N.J.

Toll rates are increasing at six different bi-state crossings between New York and New Jersey. The Rate hikes will affect drivers of both private and commercial transportation.

November 19, 2014

Higher Fees Coming to Illinois Tollway Authority Routes

The phased-in toll rate increase, approved in 2008, will be the first for commercial trucks and trailers since 2005, according to the authority.

October 16, 2014

Higher Trucking Tolls Likely Coming to Illinois Tollway Authority Routes

A big hike in truck tolls is likely in store for any of the routes managed by the Illinois Tollway Authority, based on a tentative budget that would increase spending for next year.

September 22, 2014

Indiana Toll Road Operator Files for Bankruptcy

The private operator of the Indiana Toll Road has filed for bankruptcy reorganization, following a deal several years ago in which a consortium of Spanish and Australian investors leased the route from the state of Indiana.

September 5, 2014

PrePass Plus Allows Customers to View Transactions Any Time

Help Inc.'s PrePass Plus electronic toll payment service will now allow customers daily access to E-ZPass toll transactions.

August 21, 2014

Bestpass Adds Border Crossings to Toll Network

Bestpass has added several international bridges to its toll network at the border between New York and Canada.

July 21, 2014

All-Electronic Tolling Coming to N.Y. Thruway

Kapsch TrafficCom has received notice to proceed from the New York State Thruway Authority to develop, install and provide technical support for an all-electronic tolling system. This new system eliminates the need for Thruway drivers to stop or slow down at tolling points.

July 21, 2014

Colorado Adding Temporary Express Lanes to Crowded Part of I-70

The Colorado Department of Transportation has started work on the Eastbound I-70 Peak Period Shoulder Lane project creating temporary eastbound express lane between Idaho Springs and Empire, but commercial trucks will not be able to use them.

June 18, 2014

Pennsylvania Turnpike, Indiana Toll Road Fees Increasing

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has approved a 5% toll increase for both E-ZPass and cash customers that will take effect on Jan. 4, 2015.

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