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ATA Wins N.Y. Truck Toll Diversion Case

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It is unconstitutional for the New York State Thruway Authority to use millions of dollars in toll revenue paid by commercial truckers to maintain the state’s canal system, a federal judge ruled Aug. 10.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 15, 2016
Business

Judge Rules Collection of Toll Revenue From Truckers to Pay for N.Y. Canals Unconstitutional

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It is unconstitutional for the New York State Thruway Authority to use millions of dollars in toll revenue paid by commercial truckers to maintain the state’s canal system, a federal judge ruled Aug. 10.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 11, 2016
Business

Plans for Tennessee River Toll Bridge Dashed Because of Cost

The long-studied idea for a toll bridge across the Tennessee River from Soddy-Daisy to Harrison and Interstate 75 has been killed by cost.

Judy Walton | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
July 25, 2016
Government, Business

Tolling Group Hosts Conference July 24-26

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The latest technologies in tolling in this country and worldwide will be the focus of a conference the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association will host later this month in Boston.

Transport Topics
July 19, 2016
Government, Business

Relief Plan Offered for R.I. In-State Commercial Truck Owners

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A legislative session that began in winter with Governor Gina Raimondo's push for controversial new truck tolls is nearing an end with a $6 million relief package for in-state commercial truck owners.

Katherine Gregg | The Providence Journal
June 12, 2016
Government, Business

Puerto Rico Halts Toll-Road Revenue Transfer to Save Cash

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Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla declared a state of emergency for the island’s Highways and Transportation Authority, suspending the transfer of toll-road revenue to bondholders and imposing a stay on legal claims.

Brian Chappatta and Alexander Lopez | Bloomberg News
May 18, 2016
Government, Business

Truck Tolls in Rhode Island: Uncertainty Over a Relief Package

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Before they authorized a statewide network of truck tolls earlier this year, Rhode Island lawmakers told the local trucking industry that a financial relief package to help deal with the cost of the new tolls would soon follow.

Patrick Anderson | The Providence (R.I.) Journal,
May 6, 2016
Business

Most Americans Support Usage Fees to Fix Crumbling Roads, Survey Shows

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Nearly two-thirds of Americans would support roadway user fees to help fix the country's crumbling transportation infrastructure, according to a survey to be published April 28 that was seen by Reuters.

Hilary Russ | Reuters
April 28, 2016
Government, Business

N.Y. Legislature Not Supportive of Gov. Cuomo’s Proposed Thruway Toll Reductions

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New York’s House and Senate are balking at Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to effectively cut toll rates on the New York Thruway in half for its most frequent users and hold them steady for four years for all other drivers.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
March 18, 2016
Government, Business

Truck Tolling Supported at IBTTA Session

“There are a lot of states interested in what Rhode Island is doing,” moderator Christopher Mwalwanda of CDM Smith said at the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association’s Transportation Policy and Finance Summit on March 15.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
March 15, 2016

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