Recordonline.com - February 19, 2018 - The New York State Thruway Authority is dangling $10 in front of E-ZPass holdouts in an attempt to boost use of the tags before it converts to all-electronic tolling.
The promotion, which started Feb. 1, gives motorists a $10 credit on their new E-ZPass accounts if they take 10 trips on the Thruway in the first six months after they register their tags. It runs through Feb. 26. Read more >>
Wtop.com - February 19, 2018 - Attempts to overhaul tolls on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway have re-emerged in Richmond, Virginia, alongside other transportation changes approved by one or both of the General Assembly’s budget committees Sunday. Read more >>
NY Post - February 18, 2018 - The MTA is battering drivers with thousands of dollars in fines — for skipping out on tolls as low as $8.50, a Manhattan class-action lawsuit says.
Lawyer Joseph Santoli is representing one plaintiff, Jason Farina, and wants to add as many as 10,000 others who he says are in the same predicament: left owing exorbitant fees when they miss small tolls. Read more >>
www.TTNews.com - February 16, 2018 - The first of more than a dozen new Rhode Island truck-toll gantries now stands above Route 95 South in Exeter.
Installed over the highway in the early morning hours Feb. 15, the steel tower may be familiar to some Rhode Islanders. Years ago, it held the electronic scanners of the short-lived toll over the Sakonnet River Bridge to Aquidneck Island. Read more >>
Chicago Tribune - February 15, 2018 - The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA) is ready, willing and financially able to take over Interstate 80 — if there is the political will to make it happen, a tollway official told the Will County board Thursday morning.
Tollway Chairman Bob Schillerstrom was invited to the meeting to discuss needed improvements to the interstate, where congestion and truck traffic have created safety issues. County officials indicated they are willing to partner with the tollway to move this concept forward. Read more >>