Government, Logistics, TCA

Pennsylvania Turnpike Will Hike Tolls for Each of the Next 27 Years, Driving Away Users, Analyst Says

Pennsylvania turnpike toll Mark Danielson/Flickr

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s ninth straight annual toll increase, approved by its board July 18, helps pay for turnpike operations, plus the highway’s $500 million annual capital budget and $450 million for mass transit systems, including SEPTA.

Joseph N. DiStefano | The Philadelphia Inquirer
July 20, 2017

Pennsylvania Turnpike Toll Rates to Rise Again

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A year after raising its toll rates 5%, Pennsylvania’s Turnpike Commission announced on July 20 a 6% increase for 2017.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
July 20, 2016
Government, Business

Pa. Turnpike Tolls Increase by 6% Jan. 3

Tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike are poised to increase by 6% at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 3, impacting both cash and E-ZPass customers.

Transport Topics
December 29, 2015

Wal-Mart Trucker's Commute Becomes Focus in Turnpike Crash

The Wal-Mart trucker charged in the fatal New Jersey crash that injured actor Tracy Morgan had a lengthy commute from his home in Georgia before reporting to work, two people familiar with the probe said.

Alan Levin and Jeff Plungis | Bloomberg News
June 11, 2014
Government, Business

Kansas Gov. Wins Control of Turnpike

The Kansas legislature has passed a measure initiated by Gov. Sam Brownback (R) that puts the secretary of transportation in charge of operations at the Kansas Turnpike, although the bill stipulates that turnpike toll revenue cannot be shifted to the Department of Transportation.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
April 9, 2013

N.J. May Allow Big Rigs on Entire Garden State Parkway

TT File Photo

New Jersey state transportation officials are considering whether to allow heavy trucks to travel on the entire Garden State Parkway, rather than just the portion allowed now, the Asbury Park (N.J.) Press reported.

Transport Topics
April 18, 2011