Topics: Tolling/Privatization

North Carolina Transportation Committee Approves Bill Limiting Tolls

The North Carolina House Transportation Committee last week unanimously passed a bill out of committee that would limit the state Department of Transportation's (NCDOT) ability to impose tolls on existing interstates, including Interstate-95. North Carolina House Bill 267 permits NCDOT to toll new capacity, but would prohibit the agency from closing existing lanes to build new tolled lanes. More

NATSO Tells Congress: Fuel Taxes Efficient, Tolls Are Not

More than 50 NATSO members made their annual pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., last week to meet with lawmakers about the critically important issues of highway funding and interstate tolling. More

Rocky Mount Telegram Says N.C. Should Turn Focus Away from Tolls

The Rocky Mount Telegram last week said that North Carolina should focus on alternative ideas for funding road construction instead of tolling Interstate 95. More

Virginia May Withdraw Tolling Application for I-95

As Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) signed the state's landmark transportation legislation which imposes new wholesale sales taxes on gas and diesel, the governor's press secretary said the state would withdraw the application to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to toll Interstate 95. More

One Week Remaining to Reserve Hotel Room for DOH

NATSO members planning to attend NATSO’s Day on Capitol Hill May 6 - 8 have one week remaining to make room reservations at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. NATSO's special rate of $359 expires April 8. More

Editorial Mischaracterizes Public's Desire For Tolling

A recent editorial in The Huffington Post mischaracterized the public's desire for tolling and called on Congress to take a more permissive approach to highway tolling. More

Rep. McMorris Rodgers Confirmed Luncheon Speaker for Day on the Hill

NATSO is pleased to announce that Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) will be the Congressional breakfast speaker at NATSO's annual Day on Capitol Hill, scheduled to be held May 6-8 in Washington, D.C. More

North Carolina Anti-Tolling Legislation Introduced

Last week, two bills were introduced in the North Carolina General Assembly to prohibit tolling on Interstate 95. More

N.C. I-95 Tolling Plan Loses Steam

North Carolina's plan to toll Interstate 95 is losing steam as state leaders instead focus on a 25-year comprehensive study of the state’s transportation needs. More

NATSO Members Take to Capitol Hill

In May, NATSO members from across the country will assemble on Capitol Hill and meet face-to-face with their lawmakers to discuss the key issues facing the truckstop and travel plaza industry and protect the businesses they’ve spent years building. More

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