Government, Business, Safety, TCA

Pennsylvania Trucking Industry Opposes State DOT’s Bridge Tolling Plan

Pennsylvania bridges PennDOT

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has released a list of bridges that are being considered for tolling, a practice the state’s trucking community has bristled against. 

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 19, 2021
Government, Business

Comments to Oregon DOT Reveal Concerns Over I-205 Tolls

I-5 Portland, Ore Downtown Portland, Ore., is visible under the Interstate-5 Marquam Bridge on the Willamette River. (Don Ryan/AP)

As part of its study on the potential of tolls in the Portland area, the Oregon Department of Transportation will consider 4,644 public comments, the majority of which express opposition to the tolls.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 8, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Higher N.J. Tolls Pitched to Pay for Turnpike, Parkway Projects

NJ Turnpike toll Vehicles line up at the New Jersey Turnpike toll booth in Carlstadt, N.J. (Julio Cortez/AP)

New Jersey is pushing for higher passenger-vehicle tolls this year — and regular increases in the future — to pay for improvements to its Turnpike and Garden State Parkway.

Elise Young | Bloomberg News
March 10, 2020
Government, Business

Toll Rates Increase on Pennsylvania Turnpike, New York-New Jersey Crossings

Pennsylvania Turnpike entrance in Breezewood, Pa. An entrance to the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Breezewood, Pa. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission instituted a 6% toll rate increase on the route. (Wikicommons)

Tolls rates recently have increased on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and the crossings that link New Jersey and New York City.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 7, 2020
Government, Business

Connecticut House Democrats Propose Trucks-Only Tolls for Transportation Funding

Roads near East Hartford, Conn. Highways near East Hartford, Conn. (Getty Images)

Leading Democratic lawmakers in the Connecticut House of Representatives have responded to Gov. Ned Lamont’s transportation investment plan with a proposal to toll only trucks.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 22, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont’s Transportation Plan Includes Tolls

Ned Lamont Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont speaks at a regional conference in October. (Steven Senne/AP)

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has released a transportation plan that would be funded in part by electronic tolls.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 8, 2019
Government, Business, TCA

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont Retools Transportation Plan After Tolls Stall

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont is rethinking transportation funding. Lamont (Jessica Hill/Associated Press)

The Lamont administration is revamping its transportation plan, three months after its proposal to establish electronic highway tolls in Connecticut stalled in the Legislature.

Daniela Altimari | The Hartford Courant
September 4, 2019
Government, Business

Survey Reveals Ambivalence Over Washington, D.C.-Area Tolls

Washington, D.C.-area tolls Traffic enters and exits Washington. (julia k/Flickr)

A recent poll surveying Washington, D.C.-area residents on transportation issues reveals mixed support for toll roads in the region.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 20, 2019
Government, Business

Trucks Targeted for Toll Increase in Indiana’s Infrastructure Plan

A truck travels Indiana Toll Road CrossCountryRoads via YouTube

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s recently announced $1 billion infrastructure plan will rely on a 35% increase to the rates that pertain to trucks on the Indiana Toll Road.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 6, 2018
Government, Business, Top 100

Controversial $10 Million Toll Study Approved in Connecticut


Connecticut’s State Bond Commission recently approved a $10 million study to assess the feasibility of tolling on certain routes in the state.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 26, 2018