Tolls

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January 21, 2016

ATA Warns Rhode Island on Policing Truck-Toll Dodging

The American Trucking Associations has weighed in on the battle over truck-only tolling in Rhode Island by cautioning the governor against banking on revenues from the proposed tolls that are “premised on truck restrictions that are currently disallowed by federal and/or state law.”

January 14, 2016

Bestpass Toll Volume Surpasses $1 Million in Two Key States

In the past 9 months, Bestpass users in Florida and Kansas have run over 256,000 toll transactions, making for a total toll volume of over $1.3 million.

January 6, 2016

Rhode Island Lists Possible Truck Toll Locations

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has provided a list of the locations under consideration for placing toll gantries, should lawmakers approve a controversial plan to begin truck-only tolling.

January 5, 2016

For Whom the Bridge Is Tolled…

The question, agree those on both side of the truck-tolling divide, is how to pay for the extensive repairs and improvements needed to keep Rhode Island competitive with its New England neighbors.

December 14, 2015

Bestpass Hits Company Milestones During 2015 Expansion

Bestpass reached several company milestones in 2015, including processing over $350 million in tolls, increasing users by nearly 50% and expanding to four new states.

November 9, 2015

Bestpass to Implement Full Toll Coverage in Texas

Toll payment and management company for commercial fleets, Bestpass, will provide its customers with full tolling coverage in the state of Texas, the company announced.

October 20, 2015

Bestpass Exclusion Zone Alerts Track Unplanned Toll Use

Bestpass has introduced an exclusion zones feature that sends alerts to fleet managers to allow them to catch instances of unplanned toll usage or company policy breaches.

October 17, 2015

Help Inc. Expands PrePass Plus, Electronic Toll Payment

PHILADELPHIA – HELP Inc., the non-profit public/private partnership that provides PrePass weigh station bypass, announced its new ElitePass transponder, which expands PrePass Plus electronic toll payment services to California and Kansas, with Oklahoma, Texas and others coming soon.

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.

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