Topics: tolling

Tolls Cripple Supply Chain, Fleet Exec Says

Tolling existing interstate highways would cripple the U.S. supply chain, hurting manufacturers, shippers, distributors, and consumers, according to Chris Garrett, owner of Golden Strip Transfer in South Carolina and a member of the South Carolina Trucking Association. More

Endorsing Higher Fuel Taxes Critical

Raising fuel taxes remains the best option for generating critical revenues for the Highway Trust Fund by ensuring that funding levels keep up with inflation without threatening businesses that serve interstate travelers, Lisa Mullings President and CEO of NATSO said in a recent column written for CSP Magazine. More

NATSO Year in Review

Take a look back at 2013. More

WSDOT Seeks Public Comment on Tolling I-90

The Washington State Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) plan to conduct a series of meetings in Bellevue, Mercer Island and Seattle between now and Nov. 6 to collect public input on whether tolling as well as state or regional taxes, mileage fees, or federal funding should be used to fund new highway capacity. More

Sen. Inhofe Favors Lifting Interstate Tolling Ban

Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) said he would favor removing the long-standing ban on tolling the Interstate Highway System if it would generate more and sustainable revenue for federal highway and transit programs. More

NATSO Joins Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates

NATSO has joined the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates (AFTI), a new coalition of individuals, businesses and organizations advocating for solutions to the country’s growing transportation needs without tolling existing interstates. More

Cities and States Should Reconsider PPPs

Public-private partnerships across the country are riddled with problems, according to Donald Cohen, executive director of a privatization resource center called In the Public Interest. More

Former Gov. Rendell Pushes For More Tolling

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell is urging Congress to lift the ban on interstate tolling as a method of increasing revenues into the Highway Trust Fund. More

Washington State Seeks to Toll I-90; Lawmaker Questions Legality

The Washington State Department of Transportation is seeking to toll Interstate 90. But already Congressman Dave Reichert (R-Wash.) is questioning the authority of the federal government to authorize such a plan. More

N.C. Governor Signs Legislation Restricting State's Ability to Toll I-95

In a victory for the No Tolls I-95 Coalition, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory last week signed the Strategic Mobility Formula (H.B. 817) into law, which will change the way the state prioritizes road funding projects and limit the state's ability to impose tolls. More

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