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North Carolina, Virginia Continue Heated Debate on Tolling

October 29, 2012

North Carolina, Virginia Continue Heated Debate on Tolling

WTVR, CBS 6 in Richmond is asking readers to weigh in on whether they support tolls on I-95 with an online poll.

Chicago Planning Agency Calls for Congestion Pricing

October 22, 2012

Chicago Planning Agency Calls for Congestion Pricing

CMAP called on Illinois transportation policymakers to incorporate congestion pricing into six major tollway projects.

N.C. Coalition Applauds Gubernatorial Candidates' Commitment to Keeping I-95 Toll Free

October 22, 2012

N.C. Coalition Applauds Gubernatorial Candidates' Commitment to Keeping I-95 Toll Free

The North Carolina No Tolls I-95 Coalition, Inc., last week commended former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory and Lieutenant Governor Walter Dalton for expressing their commitment to keeping Interstate 95 toll free during Tuesday night’s second gubernatorial debate.

Opposition to I-95 Tolling Grabs Media Spotlight

October 15, 2012

Opposition to I-95 Tolling Grabs Media Spotlight

Interstate 95 tolling opposition gained significant media attention in recent days.

Op-Ed Highlights Inequity in I-95 Tolling Plan

October 8, 2012

Op-Ed Highlights Inequity in I-95 Tolling Plan

Tolls are simply taxes, but unlike the fuel tax, tolls waste too much of the taxpayer's dollar on unneeded government bureaucracy and expenses.

No Tolls I-95 Chairman Challenges N.C. Newspaper on Tolling

October 1, 2012

No Tolls I-95 Chairman Challenges N.C. Newspaper on Tolling

NATSO member Ernie Brame last week challenged the Fayetteville Observer for singling out its readers to pay a tax that other residents of North Carolina would not have to pay.

Maryland Giving Toll Cheats a Pass

September 17, 2012

Maryland Giving Toll Cheats a Pass

Maryland does little to collect the millions of dollars in unpaid tolls.

Turnpike Billions in Debt Despite Increasing Tolls

September 17, 2012

Turnpike Billions in Debt Despite Increasing Tolls

The PA Turnpike is spending more money each year than it makes.

Rep. Forbes Fires Off Third Letter Requesting FHWA Deny VDOT Tolling Application

September 17, 2012

Rep. Forbes Fires Off Third Letter Requesting FHWA Deny VDOT Tolling Application

Rep. Forbes continues to express his opposition to VDOT's proposal to install a toll on I-95.

Senate Candidate Denounces Virginia Tolling Plans

September 10, 2012

Senate Candidate Denounces Virginia Tolling Plans

Gov. Bob McDonnell’s plan to finance upgrades to Interstate 95 in Virginia by collecting tolls near the North Carolina border took another blow when fellow Republican George Allen announced his opposition last week.

Dispute Over I-95 Tolls Heats Up

August 27, 2012

Dispute Over I-95 Tolls Heats Up

The dispute over Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposal to toll Interstate 95 near the North Carolina border got hotter.

Tolling I-95 Will Further Va.'s Transportation Problems, Not Solve Them

August 20, 2012

Tolling I-95 Will Further Va.'s Transportation Problems, Not Solve Them

Tolling I-95 won't just cost drivers more--it will have a ripple effect on residents, businesses and localities.

Opposition to Tolling I-95 Continues to Rise

August 13, 2012

Opposition to Tolling I-95 Continues to Rise

Opposition to tolling Interstate 95 continues to rise, with the Ashland Town Council and the Richmond Area Metropolitan Planning Organization becoming the latest groups to join the growing chorus of voices against the project.

NATSO, Highway Users Express Concern Over Tolling Legislation

August 6, 2012

NATSO, Highway Users Express Concern Over Tolling Legislation

The House of Representatives passed legislation last week by voice vote that would broadly authorize discount programs for residents living in close proximity to tolls.

Va. Rep. Forbes Voices Opposition to VDOT Tolling Plans

July 30, 2012

Va. Rep. Forbes Voices Opposition to VDOT Tolling Plans

Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) last week expressed strong opposition to the Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT) Interstate 95 tolling plan, saying it would discourage economic development and increase costs for area businesses.

Virginia Officials: Leadership Lacking in Transportation Funding

June 11, 2012

Virginia Officials: Leadership Lacking in Transportation Funding

About 50 city and county leaders from Virginia gathered to brainstorm transportation funding issues.

Highway Coalition Urges Highway Bill Conferees to Limit Tolling and Public-Private Partnerships

June 4, 2012

Highway Coalition Urges Highway Bill Conferees to Limit Tolling and Public-Private Partnerships

ASNHN urged the conference committee charged with working out the differences between the House and Senate transportation bills to maintain provisions that seek to limit the expansion of tolling and public-private partnerships (P3s).

Rep. Ellmers Seeks to Prevent Tolls on I-95

May 21, 2012

Rep. Ellmers Seeks to Prevent Tolls on I-95

Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.) says preventing the expansion of tolls in North Carolina is among her top legislative priorities.

I-70 Tolling Hits Roadblock In Missouri Legislature

April 30, 2012

I-70 Tolling Hits Roadblock In Missouri Legislature

Plans to turn Interstate-70 in Missouri into a toll road appears to have hit a major roadblock in the state legislature.

New Jersey Trucking Executive Warns Senate on True Tolling Costs

April 23, 2012

New Jersey Trucking Executive Warns Senate on True Tolling Costs

New Jersey trucking executive warned that rapidly increasing toll rates as well as the spread of tolls across the transportation system pose a significant threat to consumers and the trucking industry.

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