Topics: tolls

Tolls Represent Regressive Tax, Anti-Tolling Coalition Says

Tolls represent a regressive double tax that disproportionately hurts lower income drivers and will create significant disruptions for local communities, a representative of the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates said in a recent interview with National Public Radio (NPR). More

President Reiterates Infrastructure to Follow Tax Reform

President Donald Trump reiterated Nov. 20 that a massive infrastructure plan will be the Administration’s next priority once Congress finishes tax reform. More

INDOT Tolling Study Presents Unrealistic Toll Expectations

The Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates sharply criticized the Indiana Department of Transportation Nov. 3 for issuing a Tolling Feasibility Study that presented a misleading and unrealistic outlook for Indiana’s potential use of tolls. More

U.S. DOT Approves Rhode Island's Truck-Only Toll Plan

The Federal Highway Administration has approved Rhode Island's truck-only tolling plan, enabling the controversial project to proceed. More

Tolls Hit Family Budgets With Double Whammy, Coalition Says

Tolling interstates to generate revenue for infrastructure funding would hit families with a double whammy by reducing disposable income while increasing retail prices for consumers, according to the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates (ATFI). More

Hearing Sheds Light on PPPs Outside U.S.

A House Transportation and Infrastructure hearing focused on public private partnerships (PPP) shed light on how PPPs have been utilized in other countries. More

Sens. Kirk and Warner Introduce Tolling Legislation

Senators Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) recently introduced legislation that seeks to increase the number of states eligible to implement tolling under the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) tolling pilot programs. More

Tolls: Inefficient and Harm Business, Anti-Tolling Coalition Says

Tolling existing interstates would increase costs for consumer goods while diminishing the amount of money collected for infrastructure projects, Rex Davis, president of Melivn L. Davis Oil said during a recent radio interview. More

Anti-Tolling Coalition Says Tolls Harm Business

Tolling existing interstates would raise costs for travelers, businesses and consumers, while reversing the progress made through unrestricted commerce and travel on the Interstate Highway System, the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates (ATFI) said March 12. More

Anti-Tolling Coalition Criticizes Wisconsin Tolling Plans

The Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates, of which NATSO is a founding member, urged Wisconsin lawmakers to abandon the idea of tolls to pay for transportation infrastructure. More

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