Government, Business, Logistics

Tolling Plan Approved for Manhattan, but Rates Remain Unclear

Traffic crosses the Brooklyn Bridge into Manhattan Traffic crosses the Brooklyn Bridge into Manhattan. (Julie Jacobson/AP)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recently approved spending plan includes a variable tolling program that would affect travelers driving into Manhattan. Its impact on trucking is still unknown.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 2, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

New York City Congestion Pricing Hits Speed Bump Over Who Gets Exemptions

New York Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg News

New York lawmakers facing an April 1 deadline to approve a state budget have agreed to impose tolls upon motorists who enter midtown Manhattan, but they still must decide on politically fraught issues over who gets to be exempt.

Henry Goldman | Bloomberg News
March 29, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Manhattan Drivers Could Be Facing $11.52 Toll to Drive City Streets

toll Cars driving along FDR near 102nd Street in New York (Julie Jacobson/Associated Press)

London did it. So did Singapore and Stockholm. Now New York may be coming around to congestion pricing.

Bloomberg News
March 27, 2019
Government, Business

Two Tolling Plans for Connecticut Debated at Hearing

Melissa McCaw Office of Policy and Management Secretary Melissa McCaw. (CT-N)

Connecticut lawmakers spent 11 hours peppering transportation officials with questions and listening to public input on Gov. Ned Lamont’s proposal for electronic tolls at a hearing March 6.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 7, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

New York City Girds for Possible Congestion-Pricing Changes

New York Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg News

Under the plan sketched out Feb. 26, electronic-tolling devices would be installed around the district south of 61st Street by 2020, with discounts for off-peak travel. Uber Technologies Inc. is among those supporting the push for so-called congestion pricing.

Henry Goldman and Martin Z Braun | Bloomberg News
February 27, 2019
Government, Business

Connecticut Report Projects Tolls Could Raise $1 Billion a Year

Tolls Trucks and cars travel on I-84. (

The Connecticut Department of Transportation released a study Nov. 14 which stated that electronic tolls posted on highways throughout the state could raise nearly $1 billion a year, but the study comes at a time when a tolling program underway in neighboring Rhode Island faces a court challenge.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 19, 2018
Government, Business, Opinion

Opinion: ATA’s Strength Built on Solidarity

By coming together with one voice, ATA has been able to effectively advocate on issues that motor carriers deem important, says Dave Manning, the 73rd chairman of American Trucking Associations and president of TCW in Nashville, Tenn.

Dave Manning | Chairman of the Board, American Trucking Associations
October 9, 2018

Senate Democrats Debut Infrastructure Plan That Would Reverse Elements of GOP Tax Overhaul

Democrats debut infrastructure plan Democrats debuted their own infrastructure plan that aims for a $1 trillion federal investment. (J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press)

Less than a month after President Donald Trump unveiled his infrastructure proposal, Senate Democrats released an infrastructure plan of their own.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 7, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Minnesota DOT Studies Tolling Along Major Twin Cities Routes

I-35 in Minnesota Doug Kerr/Flickr

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is considering the cost of expanding its tolling program, according to a feasibility study of several major corridors.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 31, 2018
Government, Business

Congress Awaits Infrastructure Plan Next Week; Freight Groups Oppose Tolls in Leaked Draft

Toll gate on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Mark Danielson/Flickr

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will need to vigorously promote his wide-ranging infrastructure funding proposal to help advance it through a skeptical Congress this year, the leader of the Senate committee on freight affairs said Jan. 24.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
January 23, 2018