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Illinois Tollway Fare to Spike 40% on Jan. 1

Trucks that run on the Illinois Tollway are bracing for the 40% toll hike that kicks in on Jan. 1, part of a long-range plan that by 2017 is expected to raise truck tolls by 60%.

November 24, 2014
Business

High-Speed Texas Toll Road Considered in Default by Moody’s

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Moody’s Investors Service has announced it considers the Texas toll road that has the highest speed limit in the country in default for failing to make its full June debt payment.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
July 11, 2014
Business

Insiders Say House Transport Bill Likely to Omit Tolling Provisions

House transportation leaders are not expected to drop tolling restrictions on existing interstate highways as they consider ways to fund highway programs in a policy bill they could unveil this summer, according to people familiar with the discussions.

June 2, 2014
Government, Business

Obama Wants Tolling Ban Eliminated For Existing Interstate Highways

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President Obama has proposed lifting the ban on tolling existing interstate highways.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
April 30, 2014
Government, Business

More Tolls Could Boost Highway Funding, Reason Foundation Says

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Tolling drivers along Interstate highways would help states come up with the additional funding they need to fix and maintain aging infrastructure, the libertarian think tank Reason Foundation argues in a recent report.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 4, 2014
Business

Unpaid Tolls Rise on No-Cash New York City Bridge

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The amount of uncollected tolls on the Henry Hudson Bridge in New York City skyrocketed after it moved to an all- E-ZPass system, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
March 31, 2014
Government, Business

R.I. Passes Bill to Delay Toll Increase on Sakonnet Bridge

The Rhode Island General Assembly has passed a bill to delay the date on which the tolls on the Sakonnet Bridge were due to rise for cars and trucks.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
March 24, 2014
Business

Businesses Launch Group to Oppose Interstate Highway Tolls

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A group of business interests have formed the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates to advocate against proposals to add tolls to existing interstate highways.

Transport Topics
February 28, 2014
Business

N.Y. Governor, Lawmakers Push Lower Tolls for Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) and legislative leaders have endorsed a plan to reduce tolls on the bridge connecting New York City boroughs Staten Island and Brooklyn.

Transport Topics
February 11, 2014
Business

First-Time Tolls Slashed for Tunnels to Va. Port

Newly elected Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) announced a nearly 50% reduction in the tolls that will be charged for the first time, starting Feb. 1, at two tunnels leading into the East Coast’s third-largest port.

January 27, 2014

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