Rhode Island toll

Government, Business

Rhode Island Truck-Toll Plan Still Needs FHWA Approval

Even though Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo signed RhodeWorks into law on Feb. 11, her trucks-only tolling plan still needs to be approved by the Federal Highway Administration before it can roll smoothly toward a projected opening of the 14 tolling gantries in 18 to 24 months.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
February 16, 2016
Government, Business

R.I. Gov. Signs Truck-Toll Plan; Industry Threatens Legal Action

The Rhode Island Senate took less than three hours Feb. 11 to approve Gov. Gina Raimondo’s RhodeWorks proposal, which includes truck-only tolls, one day after the House of Representatives debated the issue seven hours before signing off on the measure.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
February 15, 2016
Government, Business

Feud Over Toll Plan Rages

Ian Donnis/Rhode Island Public Radio

The war of words between Rhode Island officials and the state’s trucking association over Gov. Gina Raimondo’s truck-only tolling infrastructure plan just keeps boiling.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
February 8, 2016

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