tolls
Government, Equipment, TCA

First New Hampshire Turnpike Toll Hike in 10 Years Proposed

Allegra Boverman/Union Leader

A proposed 50% increase in turnpike tolls - the first systemwide hike in 10 years - would speed up existing reconstruction projects on Interstate 293 in Manchester, N.H., in Concord, N.H. and on the Seacoast; fund new projects; and eliminate the two ramp tolls at the F.E. Everett Turnpike exits in Merrimack, N.H. according to a new state report.

Kevin Landrigan | The New Hampshire Union Leader
November 28, 2017
Government, Business

Atlanta Mayor to Address Tolling Proponents at IBTTA Conference Sept. 10-12

The mayor of Atlanta is scheduled to expound on the local transportation system when he greets attendees at the 85th annual International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association conference in his city in September.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 17, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, TCA

Roads That Pay for Themselves: Startup Nears Two Smart Pavement Pilot Project Contracts

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After years of planning, the next several months are when Tim Sylvester will get the chance to start testing out what he’s been telling people for years: roads can pay for themselves.

Ben Miller | Government Technology
August 15, 2017
Government, Safety, TCA

Missouri Lawmakers Hold Town Hall on Transportation Funding

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Missouri legislators will likely consider increasing user fees and placing tolls on existing interstates at state entrances in an effort to increase funding for the Missouri Department of Transportation.

Danielle Brown | Kirksville (Mo.) Daily Express
August 2, 2017
TCA

Connecticut Tolls Bill Left for Dead, This Year

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A controversial bill on highway tolls was pulled from consideration on June 6, seconds before it would have been defeated on the House floor. It is likely to be dead for the year.

Ken Dixon | Connecticut Post (Bridgeport, Conn.)
June 7, 2017
Government, Business

Pennsylvania’s Turnpike Commission Toll Grab Raises Concern

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Pennsylvania’s reliance on toll revenue from the nation’s oldest turnpike to fund other road and mass-transit projects is starting to worry Janney Montgomery Scott’s Alan Schankel.

Katherine Greifeld | Bloomberg News
September 22, 2016
Business

Toll Management Companies Expand as Demand Increases

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Longhaul truck drivers who transport freight nationwide must pay tolls in 28 states, which can be cumbersome and overwhelming with more than a dozen different tolling systems. But two companies offering a solution are seeing demand spike this year as a result.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 5, 2016
Government, Business

Texas Mulls Cost, Public Request to Drop Highway Tolls

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Texas could rid itself of toll roads — but at a steep price, according to the latest estimates by transportation officials.

Dug Begley | Houston Chronicle
August 31, 2016
Business

ATA Wins N.Y. Truck Toll Diversion Case

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It is unconstitutional for the New York State Thruway Authority to use millions of dollars in toll revenue paid by commercial truckers to maintain the state’s canal system, a federal judge ruled Aug. 10.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 15, 2016
Business

Judge Rules Collection of Toll Revenue From Truckers to Pay for N.Y. Canals Unconstitutional

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It is unconstitutional for the New York State Thruway Authority to use millions of dollars in toll revenue paid by commercial truckers to maintain the state’s canal system, a federal judge ruled Aug. 10.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 11, 2016

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