Topics: Tolling/Privatization

NATSO, Coalition File Amicus in Rhode Island Tolling Case

NATSO, and a coalition of state trucking associations, fleets and other highway users, told the First Circuit that Rhode Island’s truck tolling program unconstitutionally interfered with interstate commerce, targeted commercial trucks and therefore the state should not be allowed to reassess its bridge tolls.  More

Federal Court Blocks Rhode Island Toll Scheme; Victory for NATSO Members

Federal Court Blocks Rhode Island Toll Scheme; Victory for NATSO Members

Marking a major victory for NATSO members in the longstanding fight against tolling existing Interstate highways, a Federal judge ruled that Rhode Island’s truck-only tolling system known as “RhodeWorks” is unconstitutional and ordered the state to stop charging tolls on tractor trailers within 48 hours. More

Anti-Tolling Coalition Opposes Oregon Tolling


Pennsylvania Court Blocks Bridge Tolls

Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court permanently blocked Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to toll nine major state bridges, marking a victory for NATSO and the grassroots coalition that has been fighting tolling efforts within the state. More

Pennsylvania Judge Temporarily Halts Bridge Tolls

A Pennsylvania judge on May 18 issued a temporary injunction, halting the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s plans to toll nine Interstate bridges.  More

Anti-Tolling Coalition Files Comments in Pennsylvania Bridge Environmental Assessment


Rep. Thompson Meets with Federal Highway Administration in Opposition to Bridge Tolling

U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson on Dec. 15 hosted a meeting with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to voice his concerns over the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) plan to toll nine major bridges throughout Pennsylvania. Rep. Thompson said it was revealed during the meeting that PennDOT has been in consultation with FHWA for more than a year and recently filed paperwork expressing its interest in receiving more than $5 billion in financing for the projects. More

Anti-Tolling Coalition Opposes Tolls for PennDot's I-83 South Bridge Project


Anti-Tolling Coalition Urges Senate Lawmakers to Reject Tolls

The Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates urged Senate lawmakers to reject tolling in any variation or form as a means of funding infrastructure as they develop legislative text for the infrastructure framework announced by the White House and a bipartisan group of Senators. More

Rep. Thompson and Pennsylvania Assembly Host Hearing on PennDOT P3 Major Bridge Tolling Proposal

U.S. Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson and members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly will be hold a hearing this morning in Clarion, Pennsylvania, to examine PennDOT’s P3 Major Bridge Tolling Proposals. More

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