Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Chairman Sean Logan Steps Down

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Chairman Sean Logan stepped down Feb. 23 to join the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

Kevin Zwick | The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
February 23, 2017

Pennsylvania Turnpike Expects Nearly 3.5 Million Vehicles During Holiday Weekend

About 3.45 million drivers are estimated to be traveling the Pennsylvania Turnpike over the Thanksgiving holiday from Nov. 22 through Nov. 27.

November 21, 2016

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.

December 29, 2015
Government, Business

Judge Rejects Most Claims in Ohio Turnpike Lawsuit

A federal judge in Ohio has dismissed all but one of seven claims asserted in a legal challenge against a plan by the Ohio Turnpike to use $930 million in toll revenue to pay for nonturnpike highway and construction projects.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
September 7, 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
Government, Business

Pa. Turnpike Considering Electronic Tolling Plan

A plan by the Pennsylvania Turnpike to move toward electronic tolling would put a 76% surcharge for motorists who do not use E-ZPass devices, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Tuesday.

March 13, 2012

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

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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.

April 18, 2011