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PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island | National trucking industry group sues over new tolls

PROVIDENCE, R.I.  — A national trucking industry group is fighting Rhode Island over new tolls, arguing that large commercial tractors are being unfairly targeted. The lawsuit was filed in Providence federal court Tuesday by Virginia-based American Trucking Associations and claims Rhode Island Department of Transportation tolls violate the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution. The … Continue reading PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island | National trucking industry group sues over new tolls

Maryland News: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Saves Marylanders $46 Million by Permanently Eliminating E-ZPass Transponder Fee

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) will permanently eliminate the $7.50 E-ZPass Maryland transponder fee for all new customers, putting $46 million back into Marylanders’ wallets over the next five years.  In 2015, the governor announced major toll rollbacks across the state, resulting in $270 million … Continue reading Maryland News: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Saves Marylanders $46 Million by Permanently Eliminating E-ZPass Transponder Fee

Plan to relieve Manhattan gridlock with tolls gains momentum

NEW YORK/January 13, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A plan to thin New York City’s bad traffic by making part of Manhattan a toll zone is gaining momentum after years of political gridlock. The idea, called “congestion pricing,” involves using electronic tolling to charge vehicles for entering certain parts of town during peak traffic hours. Some big cities already … Continue reading Plan to relieve Manhattan gridlock with tolls gains momentum