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Government, Business

Pennsylvania’s Turnpike Commission Toll Grab Raises Concern

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Pennsylvania’s reliance on toll revenue from the nation’s oldest turnpike to fund other road and mass-transit projects is starting to worry Janney Montgomery Scott’s Alan Schankel.

Katherine Greifeld | Bloomberg News
September 22, 2016
Business

Toll Management Companies Expand as Demand Increases

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Longhaul truck drivers who transport freight nationwide must pay tolls in 28 states, which can be cumbersome and overwhelming with more than a dozen different tolling systems. But two companies offering a solution are seeing demand spike this year as a result.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 5, 2016
Government, Business

Texas Mulls Cost, Public Request to Drop Highway Tolls

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Texas could rid itself of toll roads — but at a steep price, according to the latest estimates by transportation officials.

Dug Begley | Houston Chronicle
August 31, 2016
Business

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 | Senior 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 | Senior 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.

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.

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

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