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Government, Business

Ohio Turnpike Commission Approves 10-Year Toll Plan

The Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission has approved a 10-year toll plan that’s expected to increase rates by about 2.7% annually for cars and trucks.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
July 16, 2013
Government, Business

Kansas Transportation Officials Mull Tolls for Future Highway Needs

Transportation officials in Kansas, faced with growing congestion in metropolitan areas, are considering more tolls to keep traffic moving, the Kansas City Star reported.

Transport Topics
July 9, 2013
Business

Toll Interoperability Sought as Electronic Systems Grow

The nation’s large and growing number of highways, bridges and tunnels that are using electronic systems to collect tolls are creating problems for truckers who cross multiple jurisdictions because most systems’ transponders won’t work on other systems.

May 20, 2013
Government, Business

N.C. House Votes Unanimously to Ban I-95 Tolls

The North Carolina House voted unanimously to ban tolls on any existing interstate highway, which would end the state’s plan to toll Interstate 95.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
May 17, 2013
Government, Business

Judge Rules Against Toll Plan on Virginia Tunnels

A Virginia judge has ruled unconstitutional the state’s plan to begin tolling in February on two existing tunnels between Norfolk and Portsmouth to pay for construction of a third.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2013
Business

Texas High-Speed Toll Road Traffic Lower Than Expected

The Texas toll road with the country’s fastest speed limit, 85 mph, has drawn half as many drivers as expected in its first few months, the San Antonio Express-News reported.

Transport Topics
April 9, 2013
Business

N.Y. State to Lay Off Thruway Workers

The New York State Thruway Authority plans to lay off about 150 toll takers, drivers, mechanics and other workers, as the result of its decision last year to scrap a plan for new tolls on trucks, the  Syracuse (N.Y.) Post-Standard reported.

Transport Topics
April 2, 2013
Editorial, Business

Editorial: No Tolls on Va.’s I-95

It appears that the opponents of Virginia’s plan to put tolls on Interstate 95 have won the battle, and we’re glad to hear it.

Transport Topics
April 1, 2013
Government, Business

N.C. DOT Supports Eliminating 3 Toll-Road Mandates

The North Carolina Department of Transportation supports a bill removing a mandate to build three toll-road projects, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
March 27, 2013
Business

Ohio, Kentucky May Consider Tolling I-75 Bridge

Transportation officials in Ohio and Kentucky expect to release a joint evaluation in March on financing options for a new bridge to replace the Interstate 75 bridge near Cincinnati that connects the two states across the Ohio River — including the possibility of adding tolls, KyPost.com reported.

Transport Topics
January 22, 2013

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