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An Inside Look at BART's Warm Springs Extension Art Program

The new Warm Springs/South Fremont Station showcases the largest art installation anywhere within the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system.

What’s in store for the UK’s big rail fare shake-up?

The Department for Transport recently announced far-reaching changes to UK rail fares in an attempt to make it easier for passengers to buy the cheapest tickets. Trials on selected routes are due to start in May and could lead to the most radical ove…

Ottawa Light Rail Transit (LRT) Stage 2, Ontario

Stage-2 Light Rail Transit (LRT) is a proposed light rail extension to the under-construction Confederation Line, which is the first stage of the new LRT system in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

New Survey Finds Ontarians Support More Government Investment in Transportation, Use of Tolls for Maintenance

Daily Commercial News reports, “The majority of Ontarians support government investment in transportation infrastructure and many see those investments as the solution to road traffic concerns across the province, states a new survey released by a consortium of public and private sector transportation organizations” on March 21? [Link inserted]. Show More Summary

OTA Passes Resolution to Advance the $290 Million Gilcrease Expressway

Tulsa World reports, “The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority on Tuesday passed a resolution designed to further the work on the Gilcrease Expressway.” The report adds that the resolution authorizes OTA executive director Tim Gats to “… initiate...Show More Summary

Southern Railway completes Class 377 fleet upgrades

UK’s Southern Railway has completed a major upgrade to its Class 377 fleet in a bid to make it resilient to frost and snow.

Chela Launch Mixed Acid Iron Stain Remover for Rolling Stock

Chela have announced a new product designed specifically for manually removing acidic iron stains from rolling stock.

Network Rail completes track replacement works at Waterloo

UK Network Rail has completed key track replacement works at Waterloo as part of its Railway Upgrade Plan to help provide better services for passengers.

Texas Transportation Commission Adds $9 Billion to Highway Funding Plan

Houston Chronicle reports, “A sweeping revision of state highway plans adds nearly $9 billion in new funds for improving Texas roadways, including a $1.32 billion infusion in the Houston area for a major overhaul of Interstate 45 and nine other projects. Show More Summary

Colorada Senate President Calls CDOT’s Idea to Consider Tolling New I-70, I-25 Lanes “a Non-Starter”

The Denver Channel reports that CDOT’s proposal to even consier tolling new I-70 and I-25 lanes faces tough odds in the statehouse, noting that “Senate President Kevin Grantham did release a statement explaining that CDOT’s idea of a...Show More Summary

PA Newspaper Backs Proposed Tax Credit for Turnpike Customers

The Intelligencer editors endorse House Bill 926, the proposal to allow Pennsylvanians a state income tax credit (up to $500 a year) for turnpike tolls paid via E-ZPass, noting “… giving turnpike users a tax credit seems preferable to...Show More Summary

Indiana Senate Committee Advances Funding Bill with Tolling Provision

Indianapolis Star reports, “An Indiana Senate committee Tuesday pushed through plans to raise the gas tax by 10 cents and open Indiana interstate highways to tolling.” The report adds that the bill allows INDOT to seek approval fromShow More Summary

Bridgegate Defendants in Court for Sentencing Today

NJ.com offers a retrospective on Bridgegate as Bill Baroni and Bridget Anne Kelly, face sentencing in federal court today. The post Bridgegate Defendants in Court for Sentencing Today appeared first on Toll Roads News.

Public Hearng Set for Proposed E-ZPass Only Interchange on Garden State Parkway

NJ.com reports, “Drivers will have a chance to convince officials at an April 4 hearing why they should be allowed to pay tolls with cash at a new Exit 125 ramp from Garden State Parkway south in Sayreville, which is proposed as E-ZPass only. Show More Summary

Oregon Lawmakers Eye Novel Approach for Funding – Going “Dutch” with Local Government

Portland Tribune reports that an Oregon legislative committee “charged with crafting a transportation package is considering a new funding model in which local governments would ‘go Dutch’ with the state on projects of regional interest. Show More Summary

Residents Mounting Opposition to TX Turnpike Corp. Private Toll Road Project

KENS reports that some Cibolo, Texas, residents are hoping to stop construction of the private toll road that the Texas Turnpike Corporation has agreed with the city to develop. The post Residents Mounting Opposition to TX Turnpike Corp. Private Toll Road Project appeared first on Toll Roads News.

I-77 Toll Lanes Construction Causing Spike in Car Repairs, In addition to Crashes

WSOC reports, “The toll lane construction along I-77 is also taking a toll on the vehicles that have to drive through the construction zone. [The station] reported earlier in March that there were 400 extra crashes in the I-77 toll zone...Show More Summary

CT Lawmakers Advance Transportation Lock Box Measue as Focus on Tolls Continues

Hartford Courant reports that the Government Administration and Elections Committee approved a proposal to add a transportation funds lock box provision to the state constitution. “One of the primary ways of filling the lockbox withShow More Summary

FL Lawmakers Reject Bill to Stop New Tolled Express Lanes

SaintPetersBlog reports, “A bill seeking to end Florida’s practice of developing tolled express lanes was rejected Tuesday by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee. Various members of the committee cited a number of...Show More Summary

Two Dedicated SunPass Lanes Opened at Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Tampa Bay Times reports that “two dedicated SunPass lanes were opened at the Sunshine Skyway Bridge’s north plaza March 10,” and, according to FDOT, “work to convert a second SunPass dedicated lane at the southbound toll plaza is scheduled to begin later this spring.” The post Two Dedicated SunPass Lanes Opened at Sunshine Skyway Bridge appeared first on Toll Roads News.

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