Topics: tolling existing interstates

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

Seven States Eye Tolls

We all know that America’s infrastructure needs improvement. As time passes, it becomes more and more urgent for our elected officials to decide how best to finance the repairs and maintenance of the nation’s roads and bridges. Unfortunately, far too many continue to consider placing tolls on existing interstates. Tolling is a failed policy. New tolls waste revenue, double tax drivers, create traffic diversion and severely hurt local economies. Our nation simply cannot afford for tolling to become synonymous with transportation financing. More

NATSO, Anti-Tolling Coalition Blast FHWA for Promoting Failed Tolling Pilot Program

NATSO and the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates on Oct. 20 blasted the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for soliciting state participation in a failed federal tolling pilot program arguing that tolls harms businesses and local communities. More

Trump Administration Announces Support for Tolling, Rest Area Commercialization

The Trump Administration released its 2018 budget proposal on May 23, and it includes recommendations to change federal law in a manner that would effectively crush the truckstop and travel plaza industry. More

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