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MassLive.com reports, “When it comes to catching toll scofflaws, Massachusetts has few options for making out-of-state drivers pay up. But a move in New York to crack down on scofflaws there has the potential to help Massachusetts.” The report adds, “Massachusetts has reciprocity agreements with Maine and New Hampshire. Show More Summary
New York Post reports, “PATH workers are snoozing away huge chunks of their regular shifts, using nap time to rack up big overtime pay, The Post has learned. ‘Everybody sleeps,’ an insider said. ‘Guys make big overtime by doing work for 40 minutes or an hour, then billing the Port Authority for four or five. Show More Summary
The Washington Post editorial board is enthusiastic about Virginia’s I-66 outside-the-beltway deal, writing that, “Details of the winning bid will not be known until it’s finalized next year, but on the face of it there is reason for optimism for commuters and taxpayers alike. Show More Summary
Houston Chronicle reports, “Drivers have waited years for a tollway stretching south from downtown Houston to Manvel, and now money related to the project will move south as well. Days after local leaders celebrated the recent startShow More Summary
Valley Morning Star reports, “More than 24 years after it opened, the Free Trade Bridge is the site of a project aimed at driving up toll revenues. After months of planning, the cities of Harlingen and San Benito are working with Cameron...Show More Summary
The Denver Post reports, “In a move that could shift the dynamics of carpools across the Denver metro area, the popular High Occupancy Vehicle rules that let two occupants ride free on Express Lanes through often-congested segments of U.S. Show More Summary
Toronto Star reports, “How polarizing is the idea of tolling Toronto’s roads? According to a new poll, the city’s electorate is split right down the middle on the issue. The poll by Forum Research Inc. was conducted on Thursday evening,...Show More Summary
NEWS1130 reports, “With the idea of tolls now on the table in Toronto, it may provide the push some politicians have been looking for to introduce road pricing in Metro Vancouver. ‘I think many regions around the world are looking to...Show More Summary
The Orange County Register publishes an op-ed by Reason Foundation analyst Baruch Feigenbaum praising the county transportation authority’s recent approval of an I-405 improvement project. “While there are no magical solutions to Southern...Show More Summary
KSLA reports, “A vehicle plunged off of the southbound lanes of the Causeway Bridge over Lake Pontchartrain around 4 a.m. on Sunday [November 27].” Police and divers pulled the vehicle out of the water. An occupant was found to have died. The post Car Plunges off Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge, Killing One Occupant appeared first on Toll Roads News.
“The Atlantic’s” CityLab.com reports on a Windsor, Ontario, neighborhood where “rows upon rows” of houses owned by Matty Moroun’s Ambassador Bridge company sit empty as the magnate pursues his ambition to build a second span and compete with the proposed Gordie Howe crossing. Show More Summary
The Texas Tribune reports, “Part of president-elect Donald Trump’s promise to create new jobs for Americans relies on a ‘deficit-neutral plan’ to spend $1 trillion on public works projects, including hundreds of billions for roads and rail. Show More Summary
This content is for TRN Subscribers Only. Not a Subscriber? Subscribe today to get immediate access! Username or E-mail Password Remember Me Reset Password The post Toronto Mayor Backs Tolling the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley Parkway appeared first on Toll Roads News.
The Oklahoman editorial board interviews Tim Gatz, Director of the Oklahoma Turnpik Authority, who makes the case for construction of the new turnpikes included in the state’s “Driving Forward” initiative and for the toll rate increases that will service the initiative’s $480 million in new bond debt. Show More Summary
This content is for TRN Subscribers Only. Not a Subscriber? Subscribe today to get immediate access! The post Critic of Bob Sikes Bridge Switch to AET System is Named to Santa Rosa Island Authority Board appeared first on Toll Roads News.
AL.com looks at options for relieving coastal Baldwin County traffic congestion following voters’ rejection of two toll-related November ballot referendums. According to AL.com, even though officials have “gone back to the drawing board, “[t]olls might not be totally off the table. Show More Summary
Chicago Tribune reports, “Frustrated with what it says is a Canadian railway’s refusal to negotiate, the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority has filed a lawsuit before [the US Surface Transportation Board] demanding that it be allowed to run highway ramps over train tracks just west of O’Hare International Airport. Show More Summary
WFTV reports, “Toll workers for the Central Florida Expressway Authority find some bizarre and dangerous things when they remove money from the toll money collection baskets.” In just the past month, CFX has removed items including a...Show More Summary
Associated Press reports, “A self-driving truck will begin traveling on two Ohio roads next week after state officials announce details of new investments to support innovative transportation technology. A vehicle from self-driving truck maker Otto will travel a 35-mile stretch of U.S. Show More Summary
Like many of you, we’ll be taking a break over the next couple days, but Daily News Briefs will return on Monday, November 28. If you’re taking to the road over this long weekend, please travel safely. The post TRN wishes its US subscribers and readers a happy Thanksgiving appeared first on Toll Roads News.