Government, Business

Texas DOT Begins Refunding Bungled Toll Fees

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The Texas Department of Transportation started mailing $1.5 million in refund checks to some tollway drivers who were overbilled, the Associated Press reported.

March 23, 2015

Missouri Truckers Preparing to Fight Efforts to Toll I-70


Missouri truckers said they will fight renewed attempts by the state to toll Interstate 70 in order to pay for its rebuilding.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
January 9, 2015

Truck Tolls on Illinois Tollway Will Jump 40% on Jan. 1

Illinois Tollway

Truck tolls on the Illinois Tollway will increase by 40% starting Jan. 1, part of a rate schedule the tollway laid out in 2008 over trucking industry objections.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
December 31, 2014

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

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

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 | Senior Reporter
April 4, 2014

Unpaid Tolls Rise on No-Cash New York City Bridge


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.

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